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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 essential. Students need a starting point in dealing with all of those words! Math Word Problems Word problems are here to stay.  They pop

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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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CUBES posters for math problem solving

Struggling with math story problems? CUBES to the Rescue!

If your class struggles 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 word problems

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Engaging Interactive Mazes for Middle School and Elementary Math

Interactive Mazes are terrific for substitute teachers, review, practice, and early finishers – plus, they’re so much fun that your students won’t remember that they’re doing a worksheet. And – every student experiences success. If a student misses a problem, he’s redirected to the right route after working out a

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