Math

 

Spontaneity Brings Math to Life!

By Nyla Phillips-Martin, Guest Blogger

Last week, while in the midst of teaching a lesson on cuboids, I quickly realised that I had to do something drastic to get the attention of my most easily distracted student. I mean, there I was feeling  

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Winning a Million – Math Lessons and More!

Stop the Clock – An Adventure in Teaching Time!

I recently served as a math tutor for 3 days and worked with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students on time and  

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Now’s the Time for Math Stations!

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Leprechaun Luck Math Game for St. Patrick’s Day

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Fraction Spinners Make Fractions Fun!

Fraction Spinners make it easy to create fun fraction games for math centers or cooperative learning lessons. Years ago I created the two free fraction spinners below and uploaded them to my Fractions File Cabinet page, but I didn’t include directions  

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Valentine Candy Hearts Math Investigation

Have you ever wondered if all boxes of Valentine hearts candies are the same? Do they have the same colors? Do they  

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Free Fall Math Word Problem Puzzlers

Daily problem solving is an important key to success in math, but implementing this type of program consistently can prove to be challenging. I know, because I tried to  

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8 Strategies to Motivate Kids to Love Problem Solving

Students often fear math and are especially intimidated by word problems. These feelings prevent them from being able to relax, think clearly,  

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