Adding with a Number Line

Looking for a low-prep way to introduce number lines as an addition strategy in first grade? Keep reading for a simple, concrete way to help even your reluctant mathematicians jump onboard the addition train!

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Organizing Wonders Materials

My school is making the big shift to a basal this year. I have NEVER used one and I am a little bit excited/intrigued/terrified. I am excited to have a guide, but I’m afraid of feeling blocked in. On the first day that I had access to my classroom, I was reminded of the PALLETS ON PALLETS ON PALLETS that we unloaded with all of our Wonders materials. Are we going to feel suffocated? Continue reading