Tips and Ideas for Low-Prep Math Centers

Low-prep math center ideas

Over the years, I’ve started laminating less, buying less, and spending less time prepping classroom activities. I’ve realized it’s not worth it to spend hours prepping centers & hand-on materials because I can make low-prep (and free) activities that are still super engaging, meaningful, and fun for students! Check out some tips & ideas for creating low-prep math centers 👇

Targeting IEP Goas & Taking Data During Online Teaching

Targeting IEP goals and data collection during online learning

There are A LOT of tough things about teaching online. Two of the things that felt the trickiest for me when we started with remote learning in the spring were: targeting IEP goals and collecting data. Over the summer, I figured out a plan to make this easier. I've been doing this system since August & I hope it can help you too!

How to: Turn Worksheets, Centers & Digital Activities into Mini Work Books

I've always loved to find ways to use materials/ resources in a variety of ways! I've recently started printing my Google Slides™, center materials and worksheets into mini work books! We use the work books during morning work/ independent work and during direct instruction. It's been a fun way to save paper, velcro and lamination sheets and to present the materials in a different way for students. It's super simple to do, so I'm sharing a little tutorial. 

Tips for Collecting Data during Online Learning

Collecting data during online learning

Taking meaningful data during online learning is tricky! There are so many things that impact collecting data when you aren't face to face with students... from caregivers providing prompts, just trying to juggle technology and the general distractions that come with teaching online. I'm sharing a few tips that have helped me with collecting data during online learning, I hope they can help you too!