Joshua. The name alone evokes so many emotions within a Christian.  We usually know so many stories about him. I must admit, I've...
Large Digit Multiplication can either be a joy to teach or a pain to teach.  And if they don't know those all-important multiplication...
Some days you reflect back and think...this lesson was just so-so.  I just don't know if I'll repeat this lesson next year... ...
First days of school can be stressful.  There's an insane amount of pressure to make a great first impression.  The administration wants...
Tis the season... for all things back to school. I love back to school time.  I love the fresh pencils, erasers, cute containers, an...
To introduce line plots, I start with what my 5th graders should already know---line plots with whole numbers should have been covered in 4t...
Pencils DO NOT have to be the bane of your existence!  I love my pencil system and it works great for my fifth graders. 1.  I use a ma...