“Using CUBES math strategy for word problems has been a game changer!” a teacher from Missouri told me. Having a math problem solving strategy for story problems is important. Students need a starting point in dealing with all of those words! Math Word Problems Word problems are here to stay.
This Christmas Scrapbook has always been one of my absolute favorite activities with my students. The excitement is high and students (and teachers) are eager to capture the excitement of the season and use it academically. One of the cool unique features is that it’s made from a couple of
Christmas time and holiday seasons are a GREAT time to use excitement as a major motivator! Truly – ANY excuse to practice multiplication facts is wonderful and very necessary! We all know how very, very, very, very, very important it is for our students to learn their multiplication facts. I
If your class is struggling with solving math word problems, you’ve come to the right place. Using the CUBES or CUBED problem solving strategy for math story problems will help your students focus on the steps they need to solve word problems. We love math story problems! Everyone does love
Contractions games have taken over my small group time lately! Playing games with contractions is an engaging way for students to learn while still having fun – they don’t realize that they’re learning! Contraction Bingo is what students want to play – along with one of the 3 versions
This multiplication chart FREEBIE has been made into booklet form to encourage students to use these charts only as a last resort. Despite a great deal of practice and encouragement, some students really struggle with memorizing. This multiplication chart freebie is perfect for students to pull out of folders when
Newly revised! I dusted this baby off and it is working (and looking) BETTER than ever! I was using this game as a math center with my students, and a couple little things kept BUGGING me about it. Finally, I decided that I could do better – so I did.