by Yvonne Crawford | Jul 10, 2016 | Common Core, Common Core Math, Fifth Grade, First Grade, Fourth Grade, Greater Than and Less Than, Learning Addition, Learning Division, Learning Numbers, Learning Subtraction, Mathematics, Resources for Teachers, Second Grade, Teaching Resources, Teaching Tips, Telling Time, Third Grade

Do you use morning work in your classroom? I love morning work. It really helps students to stay focused as everyone else files into the classroom. I also like to use them as bell work, in case math isn’t the first class of the day. It helps students to stay...
by Brian Crawford | Jan 28, 2013 | Kindergarten, Learning Numbers, Mathematics

Yvonne writes: I hope everyone is having a wonderful new year. I can’t believe that February is almost here! I really dislike the expression, time flies… but it truly does. Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. I am sure you are...
by Brian Crawford | Aug 16, 2012 | First Grade, Kindergarten, Learning Numbers, Learning to Count, Mathematics, Mia the Math Magician

Mia the Math Magician Mia the Math Magician has a special skill – she is a wizard with mathematics! Learning to order numbers Are your students or children learning to put numbers in a sequential order? If you’re a teacher or a homeschool parent, or if...
by Brian Crawford | Apr 9, 2012 | First Grade, Kindergarten, Learning Numbers, Mia the Math Magician

Mia the Math Magician Mia the Math Magician has a special skill – she is a wizard with mathematics! Here are two free circus-themed worksheets to use with your students or children to teach them that two-digit numbers are composed of a tens digit and a ones...
by Brian Crawford | Mar 31, 2012 | First Grade, Kindergarten, Learning Numbers, Mathematics, Mia the Math Magician

Mia the Math Magician Mia the Math Magician has a special skill – she is a wizard with mathematics! Numerals copywork Once your children or students have learned how to count to ten, they will want to have some practice with the numbers they have learned. Here...
by Brian Crawford | Feb 5, 2012 | First Grade, Learning Numbers, Manuscript

Objective To teach your child to write the number 0 by hand, and to recognize it as both 0 and ‘zero’. Goal At the end of the lesson your child will be able to write both the number 0 and the word ‘zero’. Time requirement 15 minutes. Grade...