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CUBES math strategy for word problems

How to Teach Math Word Problems – CUBES Math Strategy

“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.

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Combining Christmas and Multiplication Facts

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

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Excited about …Contractions!

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

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Multiplication Chart Freebie!

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

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