To support Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset, employ the concept of The Learning Pit into the classroom. The challenge concept is set. Through investigation some students begin to emerge out of the pit. They work to help others out of the pit, re-questioning their own knowledge at the same time. https://vimeo.com/128462566
Making Dominoes Cookies with your child will open the opportunity to learn to count, read and name small collections of groups (subitising) and introduce the concept of addition. Plus all the learning opportunities that comes with cooking with kids!
Using 13 Color by Multiplication Facts is a great way to reinforce the learning with a different twist. This package includes a page for each times table from 2 to 12, and two pages of mixed practice. Use them in a center, with a tutor, individual practice, or on Grandparents’ Day (Special Friends Day). You may make a packet for summer practice. Hand them out on those last days when the bulletin boards are coming down so students can take all their work home.
The Learning Brain - One of the 9 films available in Successful Learners. How does my brain work? What happens in my brain when I'm learning? What stops my brain from learning? What can I do to develop a learning brain?