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Discussion in 'Elementary Education' started by snowyday, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. snowyday

    snowyday Rookie

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    This year I will be teaching a 3rd grade math group that has a huge range of abilities. I feel very comfortable with reteaching and helping struggling students, but I am always at a loss for what to do with the two or three kids that understand everything before I even teach it. I would love to find something engaging and productive for them to do while I work with the other students. Does anyone have any resources or ideas about this?
     
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  3. COMrs.S

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    What math program are you using?
     
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    I always hesitate to move them on to new concepts and instead find something more challenging for them to do with the current concepts. For example, last year I had three students who mastered multiplication facts so I had them create power point presentations of multiplication word problems that they wrote.
     

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