This month we are all focusing on Back to School Math Ideas. I'm going to share with you how I organize my materials and prepare for the year.
First comes the unpacking process. I always have such great intentions to organize at the end of the school year but somehow
I like to have one area with all of my math materials for easy access. I also like to label each item so my students can get what they need, and hopefully put things away. (I'm in the process of updating labels and will reveal the final look during my classroom tour in a few weeks).
In order to keep up with all of my centers I create storage boxes by standard. I stick a label with the Common Core standard to each center baggie and place it inside. This way, I can see everything I have to work with. The labels on each also help me remember the game's focus. Another bonus is that Administration instantly knows when they see my kids laying on the floor playing games, they are in fact educational ;)
How do you organize math centers in your room?
Thanks for checking out a few of my organizational tips for back to school math setup. If you want to link up with us in the future please click here to learn more. We'd love to learn from as many primary teachers as possible each month. Also, here is a sneak peek as to what's coming up this year.
If you are interested in the actual math centers that I use each month, here is a collection of many of them. Enjoy!
Back to School Edition- Math Tip Monday