# Teaching & Inspiring

6 2nd grade addition strategies your students need to know - Teaching with Kaylee B

Common core math addition strategies can be hard to teach and hard for 2nd grade students to master. That is why I'm sharing my best tips and tricks for teaching 2nd grade addition strategies so that students actually find success with them.

Best Telling Time Activities for First Grade

Looking to start teaching time in your first grade classroom? When teaching time, it is important to incorporate hands-on activities like building a life size clock. This is a great way for students to learn about time to the hour and time to the nearest hour. You can also use Judy Clock activities. One of my favorite ways to introduce time is with Judy Clock activities. These are all really fun way to teach kids how to tell time!

How to Simplify Difficult Concepts for Struggling Learners - Minds in Bloom

Every classroom has struggling learners, which is why it's so important for teachers to simplify difficult concepts - and not JUST for the struggling learners but for all students. Our guest blogger shares several tips on how to simplify difficult concepts, so click through to read more.

Shark Addition Activities

These free addition activities help kids learn sums up to 20. Kids can play with regular playing cards or the deck of cards included. This is a fun addition to math centers during Shark Week! #additionactivities #additionkindergarten #additionfirstgrade #additioncenter #kindergartenmath #firstgrademath #prekmath #sharkactivities #sharkweek #homeschoolmath