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Ideas for using Giant UNO cards in the classroom blog image with a picture of a set of Giant UNO cards

Ideas for Using Giant UNO Cards in the Classroom

Use these GIANT UNO cards in the classroom for all the things this year with these 8 fun, hands-on ideas. We are obsessing over these Giant Uno cards! There is just something about oversized toys and games that makes our hearts melt and minds race with ideas. In fact, I

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Everyday Fractions Activity for Upper Elementary

Rather than setting up the perfect center or assigning a worksheet, use this everyday fractions activity along with its many variations to help your students learn and identify fractions all around them. Many of the concepts we teach in upper elementary are really about learning to understand what is happening

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Halloween Glow Games

Halloween Glow Games for Upper Elementary

Make your classroom activities even more spooky and silly this year with these Halloween glow games ideas. There is no better time than Halloween to bust out your glow sticks and invisible ink and do Halloween glow games with your upper elementary classes. Glow sticks, necklaces, and bracelets never seem

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Back to School Math Review Centers for 5th Grade

Back to School Math Review Centers for 5th Grade

These Back to School Math Review Centers make assessing easy in 5th grade as teachers and student gear up for a new year! As you are looking for activities for the beginning of the school year, make sure to consider math center activities from the grade below the one you

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How to Organize an Elementary Math Block

Here’s an equation for you… ES + x – y + 5(z)= A Great Day in Elementary Math If the ES=Elementary Students, what do you think the ‘x’ and ‘y’ and ‘z’ represent?  Maybe…  x=Coffee  y=A Broken Copier  z=Classroom Associates Elementary Students + Coffee – A Broken Copier + 5

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Math Center Ideas for Upper Elementary

Bring peace to your day with these math center ideas for upper elementary. Take a moment to imagine the perfect moment in your math class. Live in that moment. Let your mind work its way around your classroom and observe your students.  First, you see yourself. You are working with

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