Oompa-Loompa Breakout EDU

In January, I started reading a chapter a day from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to my class. While I read, the kids would draw mental images of each chapter and then share with their classmates. Upon finishing the book, the kids watched Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Those kiddos really enjoyed Continue Reading →

Create and Graph in Google Sheets

Graphing in Google Sheets is an “intro to spreadsheets” skill my kiddos learn early in the school year. I have designed several activities that involve the kids manipulating a Google Drawing inside the spreadsheet, and graphing their results according to their image. christinepinto.com/leavesonmytree This particular activity allows kids to choose Continue Reading →

Models and Equations in Google Sheets

I am a big believer in using visuals, manipulatives, and technology to learn about math. Students need multiple approaches to learn about concepts, especially when we are expecting them to share their thinking and reasoning. christinepinto.com/modelsandequations In the Models and Equations template, there are four sheets allowing kids to make models Continue Reading →

Number Sense in Google Slides

A skill that my transitional kindergartners practiced frequently was counting objects and corresponding them with numerals.  TK’s first task in Google Slides was inserting shapes onto slides to represent numbers. Click here for the Numbers 1-10 template The template includes numbers 1-10.  You will find that the numbers are “fixed” onto Continue Reading →