Guided Math: Independent Practice

Let’s chat about INDEPENDENT PRACTICE time during Guided Math Rotations today!   After my students meet with me at Teacher Feature for their small group lesson, they will rotate to the next round called Workbook Nook. This is the rotation where they work on an independent activity based on the lesson I just taught in small groups. Almost all of my activities that the students complete during Workbook Nook are Interactive Notebook activities (link: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Guided-Math-Grade-2-YEARLONG-GROWING-BUNDLE-2426008) My students LOVE doing Interactive…

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Guided Math: Small Group Instruction

Today we will talk about my Small Group Instruction! My Small Group Instruction takes place every day. I meet with each group for 15-20 minutes. I always start with my Strategic Intervention group. All of my small group lessons…

What is Simply Skilled Teaching?

Hey there Peeps… I hope this post finds you all well! I have been getting this question via e-mail A LOT!  So… I figured….it might be time to give my peeps some insight into what Simply Skilled Teaching is…

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Hatching Chicks…Peep…Peep

  Hi Friends…I hope this post finds you all well.  I wanted to share a little bit of Spring with you today 🙂   When I first started teaching second grade, I wanted my students to have a hands-on experience…

Using Math Manipulatives Webinar

    Hey there peeps! I am hoping that you just finished watching our Using Math Manipulatives webinar that I hosted with my good friend, Erica from Erica’s Ed-Ventures over at TPT Headquarters! We wanted to THANK YOU all…

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Guided Math: Whole Group Lessons

Hey there friends… Here is the fourth installment of my Get Your Groove On with Guided Math Blog series!  I hope you find this post helpful! There are basically 9 main components of Guided Math. If you would like to…

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Guided Math: Managing Rotations

Hey there friends… Here is the third installment of my Get Your Groove On with Guided Math Blog series!  I hope you find this post helpful! There are basically 9 main components of Guided Math. If you would like to…

Learn how to Effectively Streamline Your Guided Reading Instruction

3 Easy Steps to STREAMLINE Your Guided Reading Instruction

  Hey there peeps…. Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today.  I really wanted to focus today’s blog post on how to help you STREAMLINE your Guided Reading Instruction. Within my Facebook groups, my blog, and through…

5 Ways to Engage Your Learners in October

Hey there Friends… Here in the northeast the chill is definitely in the air and you can feel that Fall is here! Fall is my all time FAVORITE time of year! So I just wanted to share some things…

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Guided Math: Flexible Grouping

Hey there friends… Here is the second installment of my Get Your Groove On with Guided Math Blog series!  I hope you find this post helpful! There are basically 9 main components of Guided Math. If you would like…