This is a great free online game for teaching place value. Provided for three different levels of learning, all students can benefit from this fun and colorful game. There are two modes of choice, relaxed or timed; so you can begin with relaxed while students are starting to learn, and finish with timed games at the end of the unit.
Thank you to Sheppard Software for this awesome game!
You may also be interested in some of these place value math mysteries for more fun practice during math time! Click on the grade image to find out more about the activity, and place value skills covered.
There are some really good points in this video about classroom management and consequences. He gives some really good examples of ineffective and effective ways of delivering consequences. I watched this video when I started out teaching, and it really helped me find a balance between staying calm but being firm at the same time.
Some important points with effectively delivering classroom consequences:
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