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How to Create a Custom Mini-Book - Guide

How to Create a Custom Mini-Book
Writing

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the custom mini-book creator at fuelthebrain.com to design and print your own mini-books.

"How to Create a Custom Mini-Book" has been viewed 11,675 times.

Creating a Conferring Toolkit for Writer's Workshop - Guide

Creating a Conferring Toolkit for Writer's Workshop
Writing

Mary Lois Staton Conference - February 22, 2011

"Creating a Conferring Toolkit for Writer's Workshop" has been viewed 10,844 times.

2nd Grade Common Core Math Matrix - Guide

2nd Grade Common Core Math Matrix
Other

A continuing guide with activities for 2nd Grade Common Core Math. This guide will be updated as more articles, guides, interactives, games and printables are added to Fuel the Brain.

"2nd Grade Common Core Math Matrix" has been viewed 102,993 times.

Kindergarten Common Core Math Matrix - Guide

Kindergarten Common Core Math Matrix
Other

A continuing guide with activities for Kindergarten Common Core Math. This guide will be updated as more articles, guides, interactives, games and printables are added to Fuel the Brain.

"Kindergarten Common Core Math Matrix" has been viewed 49,581 times.

First Grade Common Core Math Matrix - Guide

First Grade Common Core Math Matrix
Other

A continuing guide with activities for First Grade Common Core Math. This guide will be updated as more articles, guides, interactives, games and printables are added to Fuel the Brain.

"First Grade Common Core Math Matrix" has been viewed 35,223 times.

The Benefits of Reading to Your Child - Article

The Benefits of Reading to Your Child
Reading

Submitted by Sarah Morris on behalf of Primrose Schools- where your child's preschool experience is second to none.

"The Benefits of Reading to Your Child" has been viewed 3,224 times.

Showing Your Thinking - Article

Showing Your Thinking
Number Operations

Why does your child have to show their thinking? What is "showing your thinking"?

"Showing Your Thinking" has been viewed 2,669 times.

Teaching Equal Grouping - Guide

Teaching Equal Grouping
Number Operations, Problem Solving

A guide on how to teach equal grouping with your student/child.

"Teaching Equal Grouping" has been viewed 11,308 times.

Making Flashcards Using Microsoft® PowerPoint - Article

Making Flashcards Using Microsoft® PowerPoint
Number Operations

A tutorial explaining the basic use of Microsoft® PowerPoint to make printable flashcards.

"Making Flashcards Using Microsoft® PowerPoint" has been viewed 7,789 times.

How To Use the Wheel Chart Interactive - Article

How To Use the Wheel Chart Interactive
Other

A tutorial explaining how to use the Wheel Chart to organize and manage student groups (for literacy, math, or other groups).

"How To Use the Wheel Chart Interactive" has been viewed 8,429 times.

Don't Break the Bank! - Article

Don't Break the Bank!
Other

Free and Inexpensive Teacher Resources
July 18, 2009 - Senior NC Teaching Fellows Conference Workshop Notes and Resources

"Don't Break the Bank!" has been viewed 28,231 times.

Making and Managing Literacy Stations - Article

Making and Managing Literacy Stations
Other

July 18, 2009 - Senior NC Teaching Fellows Conference
Workshop Notes and Resources

"Making and Managing Literacy Stations" has been viewed 28,992 times.

Using Triple Venn Diagrams in the Classroom - Guide

Using Triple Venn Diagrams in the Classroom
Measurement Data

Triple venn diagrams are used to compare and contrast three things. This article will provide you with ideas and activities to use triple venn diagrams in your class.

"Using Triple Venn Diagrams in the Classroom" has been viewed 39,359 times.

Number Sense Through The Hundred Board - Guide

Number Sense Through The Hundred Board
Number Operations

Hundred boards can be used to aid with early counting, skip counting, factors for multiplication, exploring number patterns, adding and subtracting tens and ones, and more.

"Number Sense Through The Hundred Board" has been viewed 33,444 times.

Measurement Activities - Guide

Measurement Activities
Measurement Data

Cross-curricular activities and full lesson plans to support Inchy Picnic and the development of measurement concepts.

"Measurement Activities" has been viewed 29,746 times.

Numbers & Counting

Number Sense Through The Hundred Board - Guide

Number Sense Through The Hundred Board
Number Operations

Hundred boards can be used to aid with early counting, skip counting, factors for multiplication, exploring number patterns, adding and subtracting tens and ones, and more.

"Number Sense Through The Hundred Board" has been viewed 33,444 times.

Measurement & Time

Using Triple Venn Diagrams in the Classroom - Guide

Using Triple Venn Diagrams in the Classroom
Measurement Data

Triple venn diagrams are used to compare and contrast three things. This article will provide you with ideas and activities to use triple venn diagrams in your class.

"Using Triple Venn Diagrams in the Classroom" has been viewed 39,359 times.

Measurement Activities - Guide

Measurement Activities
Measurement Data

Cross-curricular activities and full lesson plans to support Inchy Picnic and the development of measurement concepts.

"Measurement Activities" has been viewed 29,746 times.