Plus or Minus 9 Bingo
This game is from the IM K-5 Math Program (that Grades 4 and 5 have been piloting). There are variations of this game in Investigations 3 and Bridges. Play this game online (via TERC Investigations 3)! Materials number cards (0-9), spinner (0-9), or one of the creative suggestions for alternatives to generate a random number (from theContinue reading “Upper Elementary (3-5) Game of the Week: Target 1000”
Create a ‘stained glass window’ on the sidewalk using chalk and some tape, then go on a shape search!
Kent Haines’ “Games For Young Minds” free, weekly newsletter offers great suggestions for games and activities!
Close to 20 From the Investigations 3 curriculum, which Brookline will begin adopting in the 2020-2021 school year. Materials If you don’t have cards around, you can either print them or check out some creative suggestions for alternatives from the kids in 3M • Counters (like cubes, pennies, scraps of paper, etc.) Directions Deal 5Continue reading “Primary (K-2) Game of the Week: Close to 20”
Mr. Tompkins is posting weekly design challenges! Check out the Driscoll Makerspace website for more information.
Students across Driscoll enjoy the Which One Doesn’t Belong routine. In this routine, four images (or numbers or graphs) are displayed, and students are asked to select which one of the four does not belong with the other three. This routine “fosters a need for students to identify defining attributes and use language precisely inContinue reading “Grade 5 Snapshot: Which One Doesn’t Belong?”
Lots of great games involve dice and cards. What can you do if you don’t have these materials at home? Students from 3M offer their advice!
Student work samples from fourth grade’s work on multiplicative comparisons
Do you have a lot of paper clips stuffed into a kitchen drawer? Or maybe a bunch of empty yogurt pouches you’ve been meaning to recycle? What around your house could your child count? Counting Collections is one of my favorite learning activities — both in and out of school! At school, we have studentsContinue reading “Counting Collections”