
Karyn Hodgens
Kids Personal Finance Educator
Elementary Math Specialist
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Planet Earth: A Family Math Night Collaborative Project
This was a fun Collaborative Project because it tied in so nicely with Earth Day and water conservation. Click on the image to the left to get the lesson plan and check out other great STEAM projects. .
Posted in Activities, Family Math Night, Grades K2, Mathematics The Elementary Years, Number and Operations, Number and Operations, ProblemSolving, ProblemSolving
Tagged collaborative project, Common Core State Standards, earth day, family math night activities, karyn hodgens, planet earth
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Embedded Instruction
When my oldest son was entering Kindergarten, he had an appointment with his teacher before the school year started so that she could assess where he was academically. I remember sitting in the back of the room and listening to … Continue reading
Family Math Night Collaborative Project: Number Skyline
Another fun Family Math Night Collaborative Project! Click the image to the left to get the lesson plan and to check out other great STEAM projects. And be sure to watch the video to find out which multiplication fact is the most … Continue reading
Posted in Activities, Family Math Night, Geometry, Geometry, Grades 35, Grades K2, Mathematics The Elementary Years, Number and Operations, Number and Operations, ProblemSolving, ProblemSolving
Tagged Common Core State Standards, distributive property, family math night activities, karyn hodgens, multiplication, multiplication facts
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Smart vs Good Thinker
I was going through my pile of old magazines and journals trying to let go of issues I know I just don’t have time to read when a photo of Ken Jennings caught my eye on the cover of the … Continue reading
Family Math Night: The Estimation Table
The estimation jar is a huge draw at a Family Math Night event. In the following video I share tips on setting up your estimation table. If you are interested in using the estimation jar in your classroom, click here … Continue reading
Posted in Activities, Family Math Night, Grades 35, Grades K2, Mathematics The Elementary Years, Measurement, Measurement, Number and Operations, Number and Operations, ProblemSolving, ProblemSolving
Tagged Common Core State Standards, estimation, estimation jar, family math night activities, karyn hodgens, number sense
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