Math is all around us. When we cook, shop, eat and travel we see numbers all around us.  Where do you find numbers? What do they describe?

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    bedtime math

    Parents: Children's first math teacher

    You have heard of bedtime stories...how about Bedtime Math?

    Their mission is simple. Help kids love numbers so they can handle the math in real life.

    Check this website: BEDTIME MATH 

    virtual manipulatives

    Click on the photo above for Virtual Manipulatives-this is a great math tool to use when you don't have them at home


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    FREE WEBSITES FOR KIDS (practice practice practice)

    Fun Brain


    Math Playground

    PBS Kids Math

    Money Matters


  • mindset

    Growth Mindset in Math is Essential!

    How do kids really feel about math? Have you ever said "I'm not good at math"?

    Watch this video, learn the importance of growth mindset and find out how you can make a difference, because with math, we can!



  • rocknroll math

    Rock N Roll Math Time

    All you need is a piece of chalk and two little stones.  Create a tic-tac-toe board and fill it in with numbers. 

    If your child is adding small numbers together, fill it in with numbers like 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. 

    If they are more comfortable with adding a bit larger of a number, start with 6 and go up from there. 

    You can also use double-or triple-digit numbers if you are teaching mental math!  Think:  250, 300, 500, 200, 425, etc. 

    Or, if your child is studying multiplication and is studying her 9's, make sure to get a couple of nines in there.

    Roll the stones and away you go!



Degrees and Certifications:

Julie Stensland

I am so fortunate to be the Curriculum Resource Teacher on the Meadowfield Elementary School staff.  I work closely with our leadership team and our teachers to ensure support and resources are in all of our classroom environments. I am humbled to serve in a professional learning environment that embraces the Paideia philosophy. Our approach to teaching and learning includes coached projects and content seminars in ela, math, science and social studies.  Our teachers integrate the state content standards into our Paideia teaching and learning environment.  Our motto is simple-every child, every day.