Penguin Fractions = Fraction Fun!
Fractions can be a tough concept at any grade, so I’m always looking for fun ways to Read more
5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play
Guest post by Leigh Langton
Hey guys! It’s Leigh from The Applicious Teacher! I am super excited to be blogging at Corkboard Connections today. I’m sharing a practice that I use to help increase my students’ engagement and number sense during my math block.
Do Read more
Exploring 2-Digit Multiplication with Base Ten Blocks
Guest post by Dr. Shirley Disseler
The way we do math has changed! The Common Core offers a new way to look at an old subject and encourages us to Read more
Pumpkin Predictions Measurement Fun!
Pumpkin Predictions is a perfect fall-themed activity for upper elementary students because it’s not a Halloween activity, but it seems like one. Read more
Checking for Understanding with Exit Tickets
Guest post by Greg Coleman
from Mr. Elementary Math
During my early years as a classroom teacher I felt that exit tickets were yet another initiative Read more
Math Problems – They’re Hiding in Every Story!
Guest post by Susanna Westby Read more
One of the challenges in teaching math effectively, especially as student get older, is finding ways to make it meaningful to their experience. Teachers
Mighty Math Tasks!
Guest post by Cassie Tabrizi
Several years ago I was Read more
6 Tips for Making the Most of Math Homework
Is homework effective? Educators seem to be evenly split on this question. Some insist Read more
How to Introduce Decimals with Base Ten Blocks
There’s a reason math teachers start the year by introducing or reviewing place value concepts. Understanding place value is essential to developing Read more
Solving Unknown Perimeter Mysteries
Mystery Perimeters Freebie Lesson
Perimeter is a pretty simple concept to grasp, but finding unknown sides of irregular polygons can be challenging for kids. Solving these types of problems requires the ability to think logically and somewhat abstractly. Fortunately, we can help students Read more