When you hear pizza and baking, which math unit comes to mind? If it’s comparing and ordering fractions, then we’re totally on the same wave length! I generally LOVE pizza and baking. However, a lot of kiddos don’t love fractions. That’s why today I am sharing five fun activities that
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Would you rather be covered in spiders than teach your upper elementary students two digit by two digit multiplication? Chances are that they are struggling so much because they haven’t yet mastered their basic multiplication facts. Here are three free ideas to help your students to FINALLY master their multiplication
Are you looking to incorporate more literature into your math block? These are 5 of the best math picture books to inspire young mathematicians! The Math Curse Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only
Are you an upper elementary teacher looking for ways to help your students to master their multiplication facts? If you’re anything like me, you are searching for low prep, digital activities that are easy to implement. If that’s what you’re looking for, you’re in the right place! 99 Math This
I ALWAYS suggest starting any multiplication unit with music. In fact, I always start EVERY math lesson, all year long with a multiplication song. My absolute favourite is the Numberock Multiples of 8 song. It is super catchy and the 8 times tables are often tricky for students to master.
Launching Math Workshop properly is one of the most important things that you can do to ensure that you will have a successful math block all year long! During my math workshop time, I expect students to be able to work quietly and stay on task for 20 minute periods
Over the past few years, I have played around with different ways to organize my math block. This past year, I found a method that really works for me and more importantly, for my students! Timing: My math block is one hour long. However, by the time the kids get