MATH

When it comes to math, students need hands-on activities to not only engage them but to help make the concepts concrete. Where can you get top-notch ideas, teaching tips, and lessons for your kiddos? Right here of course!

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Online PBL Projects for Elementary Students

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6 Activities for Teaching About Capacity

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11 Ideas for Bringing Writing into Math

Writing in math is much more than copying down an equation and then solving it. And it’s much more than just answering a quick question

10 Activities That Will Electrify Line Plots

Line plots are taught in second, third, fourth, and fifth grade. It’s a celebrity in the elementary math field of data analysis and measurement. So

Having Fun with a Geometry Map Project

Imagine if you could combine multiple math standards and integrate social studies at the same time. Imagine your students being so engaged that you wonder

Having a Math and Science Night

A math and science night is a lot of work but it’s well worth it. The benefits of families experiencing school as a place of

Activities for Practicing Fact Fluency

Gone are the days of simply telling kiddos to memorize their multiplication facts. In order for students to master their facts and be fluent in

The Three Phases of Fact Fluency

When I think of learning multiplication and division facts, I instantly think of things like flashcards, timed tests, and around the world activities. I remember

Steps to Build Number Sense

When I was younger I remember thinking math was all about memorizing formulas and just plugging in numbers. If I made an error, I obviously

How to Have Number Talks

Number talks are powerful but short activities that increase student learning and achievement in math classrooms. This brief activity is often 10-15 minutes in length

Increasing Critical Thinking Skills in Math

It’s important that we are building critical thinking skills in math. Too often these are overlooked or assumed that students do it because they have