Math TIME: Rotations At Their Pace

  1. Gloria says:

    Hello! I like your idea about self-pace rotations and choice, but I have a question. When you pull small groups, won’t they be behind on completing some work? How do you manage this?

    • ladybugsteacherfiles says:

      Hi Gloria! I usually keep the independent task really simple…a quick skill sheet or an exit slip. I sometimes will work on the assignment with my lowest group if I think they need the support. I hope this helps…thanks so much for reading!

  2. Gloria says:

    Thanks for your reply! I have another question: do you change daily your tech and independent stations and keep the others the same for the rest of the week?

    • ladybugsteacherfiles says:

      I’m happy to help if I can! I change the independent work. We’ve been using iReady in recent years, so that has become the tech and remains consistent. The rest of the stations I keep for the week (sometimes longer with the Math Tiles).

      • Gloria says:

        Thank you so much for answering my questions. I’m a first year teacher and I have been using times stations, but my kiddos dont seem to have enough time to finish the activities! After reading your post, I liked the idea of having self-paced stations. On more question, do you have early finisher activities?

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