Fun with Customary Measurement Conversions
Teaching measurement can seem like such a struggle. Even when you provide plenty of opportunities for kids to practice with hands-on activities,
Tips for Teaching with Math Games
Who doesn’t love a game? In the mathematics classroom, games offer an engaging alternative to worksheets, allowing students to work with others and have
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
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
Now’s the Time for Math Stations!
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
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
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
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,