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  1. Teacher234 replied to the thread Does your school expect that you provide supplies?.

    In early August, I am required to go into my classroom for a couple hours to take some inventory and make a list of all the supplies....

    Sep 17, 2018 at 1:23 PM
  2. Teacher234 replied to the thread Tips for Teaching Long Division.

    Thank you! Math lessons are so much better when food is involved.

    Sep 17, 2018 at 1:14 PM
  3. Teacher234 replied to the thread Tips for Teaching Long Division.

    The fruit snacks are used as counters. For example: 34/7 I have my students make groups of 7 until they get to 34. 7 fruit snacks...

    Sep 15, 2018 at 4:28 PM
  4. Teacher234 replied to the thread Best Balls.

    revived

    Sep 15, 2018 at 12:35 PM
  5. Teacher234 liked otterpop's post in the thread Tips for Teaching Long Division.

    Some things in math require a lot of repetition. I strongly feel that this is one of them. If it were me, I'd: Do two on the board; do...

    Sep 15, 2018 at 12:14 PM
  6. Teacher234 replied to the thread Tips for Teaching Long Division.

    When I start teaching long division, I love beginning with a quick review of finding the remainders. I use fruit snacks. I also provide...

    Sep 15, 2018 at 12:14 PM
  7. Teacher234 replied to the thread Not giving zeroes.

    I do give out assessments and use them for data collection. When it comes to grades, it is just a formality and is otherwise irrelevant...

    Sep 15, 2018 at 12:01 PM
  8. Teacher234 replied to the thread I don't think I like or even trust the instructional coach.

    A Number Bond is definitely a real math concept, although it could only be real in NYS. To address your issue, I suggest that you go...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 7:19 PM
  9. Teacher234 replied to the thread Not giving zeroes.

    Hello, everyone, It has occurred to me that a few of you are not understanding my policies. I am sorry for the misconception. My...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 1:49 PM
  10. Teacher234 replied to the thread Not giving zeroes.

    I do grade tests, quizzes, and some class assignments for accuracy, but the grade (at the end of the marking period) is more likely a...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 1:44 PM
  11. Teacher234 replied to the thread Not giving zeroes.

    In the classroom I teach, absolutely. I know this is very much so against popular opinion. However, my class is a little different. Now,...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 1:39 PM
  12. Teacher234 replied to the thread Not giving zeroes.

    While I do see what you are saying, personally, grading based on effort is a lot better because grading homework for accuracy is simply...

    Sep 13, 2018 at 5:56 PM
  13. Teacher234 liked EdEd's post in the thread Student with Possible Oppositional Defiant Disorder?.

    All good! ;)

    Sep 13, 2018 at 5:46 PM
  14. Teacher234 replied to the thread Hurricane Florence.

    Hope everyone affected by the hurricane is staying safe.

    Sep 12, 2018
  15. Teacher234 replied to the thread Subbing in 5th grade tomorrow...Any tips?.

    There is no need to worry. Fifth graders are very similar to fourth graders, expect 5th graders may be a little more independent.

    Sep 12, 2018

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