Homework Help: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions (Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational)
Our 10 year old was given the opportunity to do sixth grade math in fifth grade. We were psyched that he was going to be challenged more in his favorite subject. The program is pretty much self-taught
Translating Walk-About Activity
Now that it's halfway through summer, I've started looking back at my September files to see if I could tweak anything for next year. I came across this walk-about activity I do with my students to practice translating and just had to share it! I know many of you also teach this topic during your first unit. There are 9 expressions/equations/inequalities that you post around the room. These are the ones that I use: n – 11 2n + 6 n/-3 + 7 -5n – 1 3(n + 7) = 2 n/2 – 6 = 8 9n + 1 = n – 4 n ≥ 18…
Prime and Composite Numbers
Our math class was SO much fun today!!! So fun I thought it just may be "bloggable". ;) We start out our day with 15 minutes of skill drill (every day) - we're still drilling those multiplication facts - but to keep them engaged, I try to keep it as fun as possible. Right now we're using my Multiplication Tic Tac Toe for the smartboard - the kids are loving it. I divide the class into two groups (grade 5 and grade 6) and they work out the solutions on their whiteboards before answering. They…
Translating Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities Interactive Notebook Pages
Math = Love: Translating Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities Interactive…
World’s Fastest Mental Math Method
High Speed Vedic Mathematics is a super fast way of calculation whereby you can do supposedly complex calculations like 998 x 997 in less than five seconds flat. This makes it the World's Fastest Mental Math Method.It is highly benefi
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Keep this handy prompt around while grading math assignments to help you encourage students to examine their process and find independent solutions. #Math #Grading #Teacher #Independence
In this Powerpoint, students look at famous works of art and discuss how many/types of angles they see. Great introduction to angle work and motivates students to find geometry in the world! Now included is a graphic organizer to help students analyze and reflect on the art, as well as directions to create their own Angle Art Project!
3-Digit Subtraction with Regrouping | Worksheet | Education.com
With over 40 three-digit subtraction problems, this worksheet is packed with extra practice.
5 Powerful Ways to Help Kids Develop a Growth Mindset in Mathematics
“I’m just not good at math. I’m not a math person. I wasn’t born with the math gene.” Unfortunately, as a math educator, these phrases are all too familiar to me. Kids go through school and life being bombarded with messages that imply some people are good at math and some people aren’t. How can you help kids develop a growth mindset in math? Here are some practical ideas to get you started.