Criss-Cross Applesauce – Is it Obsolete?

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In most primary classrooms, there are two main areas: a desk or table area for students to sit at while doing independent or center work, and a carpet or rug area for gathering. It is common practice for teachers to require students to sit “criss-cross applesauce” with their legs neatly folded and their hands toRead more

Muffin Tin Math Center

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Muffin Tin Center Here is an easy and low-prep center activity for preschool or Kindergarten students who are just learning basic counting skills and 1-to-1 correspondence. You can also use tens and ones sticks if working with older students on identifying numbers to 100. Gather the materials you will need – a muffin tin (orRead more

Home Visits for Teachers

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There are many reasons, benefits, and downfalls of home visits for teachers.  If you, your grade level, or your school is thinking about home-visits, here are a few things to consider: Why Should I Do Home Visits in the First Place? It helps to really get to know your students – nothing teaches you aboutRead more