Carrie S. CutlerSep 1, 20203 minBIG IDEAS TABLE for NUMBER in Grades K-5If you read my blog regularly, you know I’m the mom of a BUNCH of kids. It’s an odd-numbered year for my kids’ ages and six of them are...

Carrie S. CutlerJul 10, 20204 minHealthy Routines for Small-Group Mathematics Instruction in Preschool and ElementaryWith healthy routines, we can still use small groups in math. Sanitize, limit group size, flexible seating, dirty and clean buckets.

Carrie S. CutlerJul 8, 20204 minMeasurement--Discovering the Need for Standard UnitsThe need for standard units should be developed by hands-on experience and reasoning tasks.

Carrie S. CutlerJul 2, 20204 minMeasurement Outside the Worksheet: How Nonstandard Units Connect Counting to MeasurementRegardless of the item children choose to measure with, the measurement process should be an active experience with kids as active doers.

Carrie S. CutlerJun 19, 20203 minSometimes Comparing is a Good Thing: Getting Hands-On with Early Childhood MeasurementMeasurement understanding begins with comparisons. Here are 3 great tasks to get your PreK-kinder kids started.

Carrie S. CutlerMay 15, 20204 min5 Simple Steps to Becoming the Math-Positive Parent You've Always Wanted to BeIn my interview with Method2theMathness, podcast hosts Jennifer and Nikki invited me to share some of my thoughts about math anxiety and...

Carrie S. CutlerMay 2, 20202 minI Was Not a Math Super Star in SchoolSometimes math IS hard. And that's okay. Lots of things are hard. Parenting, marriage, jobs, pandemics, choosing carrots over carrot cake.