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I have been a 2nd grade teacher for 8 years. I have also taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students for a combined total of 15 years. I hold a Bachelors degree in Middle Grades education where I am certified in all subject areas, a Masters degree in Early Childhood education, and a Specialist and Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. I also hold a reading and gifted endorsement on my certificate. In the future, I would treasure the opportunity to work as a teacher leader or mentor in a leadership position.

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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Math Work Stations/Center Ideas

We have already covered the following math skills this school year:  Counting Money to $1.00, Addition and Subtraction of 1-digit numbers, Addition and Subtraction without Regrouping of 2-digit Numbers, Missing Addends, Fact Families, and Place Value to 100.  I have searched for work centers/stations that cover these topics, and these are what I came up with...

Here are some great ideas for math work stations/centers.  After reading Math Work Stations, I know that I should have a part of my Math Workshop time designated for work stations.  These work stations should be introduced before they are placed into work stations.  They should be review skills that have already been taught to avoid many questions being asked.  They should be explained, practiced, and introduced before you expect the students to actually do these independently so that I can work with small groups of students.

This website is very useful for those classrooms that have access to a large number of computers, or a smart board.  This could be used as a center activity/work station.  The website contains practice games centered around all 2nd grade skills: 
http://www1.center.k12.mo.us/edtech/edm/2.htm

Math Tubs--website contains many good math work stations: What's My Number, Cover 100, Money Cans, Money Bingo, What's My Value, Facts Bingo--that I have made.
http://www.marcias-lesson-links.com/MathTubs.html
2nd Grade Teachers Club--This is a free site.  You must register to get on the forum.  There are very good ideas for all topics.  Sign in--go to forum.  Type in the search box-Extreme Bump It.  These are many free printable games that practice adding 2 and 3 numbers together.  My kids LOVE this game!
http://secondgradeclub.ning.com/

Investigations Grades 2-3 games online for Center Practice-Addition, Subtraction, Place Value, Money
http://investigations.terc.edu/library/Games_23.cfm

Enough online games!!

K-5 Math Teaching Resources-This site has a lot of cool free printable games that deal with number activities (addition, subtraction, doubles, doubles+1, Base ten, Skip counting (2's, 5's, 10's), Making 100, and Ten more)
http://www.k-5mathteachingresources.com/2nd-grade-number-activities.html
If you know of any more 2nd grade center ideas for the above topics please share!!!

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