Hannah Braun is a former teacher with 8 years of experience in the classroom and a master's degree in early childhood education. She designs engaging, organized classroom resources for 1st-3rd grade teachers.

teaching coordinate graphing

Teaching Coordinate Graphing

Teaching coordinate graphing has never been so lively!  Here are ideas to engage all kinds of learners. Capture the Penguins Coordinate Graphing Game Turn coordinate graphing practice into a game!  MathWire.com has several different coordinate graphing games to play but I loved this one!  Students fill the grid with some kind of marker.  Here the…

Teacher Humor 15

For your entertainment, teacher humor! If you’re old enough to remember MacGyver then you’ll get this one.  I notice a few constants with the art projects for kids that I see on Pinterest.  Most involve some kind of genius way to use cheap/free materials like paper plates, paint color cards, toilet paper tubes, etc.  Just…

3D Shapes Anchor Chart

 I made this chart with my class when we were studying 3D shapes.  All of the kids cut and taped together their own shapes.  Then we held them up and counted the faces, edges, and vertices.  The avalanche of card stock shapes went home with the kids (thank goodness) but we kept this chart to…

FREE Story Problem Types Chart

Monday Made It: February

It’s time for Monday Made It with 4th Grade Frolics! Have you heard of “The Progressions” for Common Core math?  I went to a workshop a while ago and the presenter said The Progressions is like a Common Core math bible!  I thought, why was I never given a copy or a link to this…