Classroom activities for teachers is a collection of games, activities, ideas, Free printables, worksheets, theme ideas and picture books for you to use in your classroom. If your looking for some engaging and motivating hands-on learning experiences for your next lesson then you must take a look at our classroom activities!
Find the best picture books to help you introduce math concepts, a one off craft activity for a celebration day like Mothers Day, Valentines Day or Easter. A low-prep activity for your maths rotation or early finisher! If you want quick, simple yet effective suggestions to implement into your classroom today, then check them out now! Great classroom activities and resources for A Plus Teachers!
Printables & Worksheets
- Take a look at our free printables, worksheets and activities for teachers, parents, tutors, and homeschool families. Subjects include math, reading, writing, science, social studies, spelling and more.
Think Board Templates
These simple teaching tools are one of A Plus Teaching’s favourites! Use them to quickly differentiate any type of activities to meet your students’ needs, extend student thinking into Blooms higher order levels of thinking, scaffold learning and help to build student accountability, confidence and engagement.
Maths Think Board Templates
Problem Solving Think Board Template
Researchers have found that students lack the word problem solving strategies and that this causes students struggle when solving word problems. Solving word problems involves a higher order level of thinking and the application of mathematical understanding rather than the recall of facts. Students find it difficult to develop useful word problem solving strategies.
Newman’s Error Analysis Think Board Template
Neman’s prompts and error analysis are a tool that can be used to help teachers to teach students how to solve maths problems. They are the brain child of one of Australia’s top teaching theorists, educational researcher Dr. Anne Newman. Use this Think Board Template to identify and fix students’ problem solving understanding.
Teaching With Picture Books
Using picture books in the classroom is a great way to introduce a new concept or a special celebration day, to your students. Picture books are perfect for engaging and motivating all learners, even reluctant learners. We have found books to help with teaching Celebrations, Themes & Concepts. Take a look at some of our favourite picture books, authors and stories, and add them to your classroom library and start to inspire your students!
Picture books about maths are perfect for engaging and motivating all learners, even reluctant learners, and will help them to develop mathematical thinking and understanding about numeracy concepts. Take a look at some of our favourite picture books, authors and stories, and add them to your classroom library and start to inspire your students’ mathematical minds!