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# Guided Math

Let's learn how to teach math using small groups in kindergarten.

Not sure what guided math is? Then you'll want to start with: How to Start Guided Math in Kindergarten

Get tips on guided math organization or pull guided math lesson ideas to use in your classroom.

## How to Start Guided Math in Kindergarten

To teach kindergarten math, I use a guided math format. Let's break down what is guided math, how to get started, and ...

## Kindergarten Subtraction Game: What’s the Difference

Working on subtraction has been a goal of mine in teaching math to kindergartners. This kindergarten subtraction game ...

## 12 Guided Math Independent Activities for the End of the Year

I love using math games to encourage practicing standards independently in kindergarten. Here is a collection of ...

## How to Organize Kindergarten Math Teaching Materials When You’re Not Using Them

Organize your math materials when they're not being used so it's easy to get what you need when you need it. Any ...

## Composing and Decomposing Numbers: What This Looks Like in Kindergarten [3-Part Series]

Building kinders with great number sense has really helped us grow in all areas of math this ...

## Free Measuring Booklet and Rulers for Kindergarten

When I am teaching a skill that doesn't need to be differentiated {really} and that lends itself to exploration I try to ...

## Learning Teen Numbers in Kindergarten

Teaching teen numbers in kindergarten using a composing and decomposing numbers approach. Students learn the meaning ...

## Frequently Asked Questions About Guided Math in Kindergarten

Guided math looks a little bit different in every kindergarten classroom. Here are some of the details from our ...

## How to Plan Long Term: Planning Kindergarten Standards-based Math Curriculum

What are the thought processes that go on in a teacher's mind when creating her own standards-based math curriculum? ...

## Learning to Teach in the Moment: A Teacher’s Lesson

Finding ways to meet my students' needs has been a big push in self growth for me this year. With a new batch of ...

## How to Create Ten Frame Manipulatives

Speaking of planning, I am sketching out the next nine weeks of math instruction. We are beginning work over the next ...

## Subtraction – Am I the Last One to Figure This Out?

Two weeks ago, I was fussily taking some photos from our math journals to share and it hit me. I was teaching my ...

## Kindergarten Timed Tests – Building Fluency Within 5

Starting this quarter I want to reward my kinders with knowing they are increasing their skills by giving them a ...

## Why does 10+6=16?

This year I have been using small group math instruction to guide my kinders. I've shared how its laid out and even a ...

## How to Teach Addition With a Number Line as a Tool

This year I wanted to be more diligent about teaching various addition strategies as options for my students to explore ...