Graph Paper Math Intervention

Don’t overlook graph paper if your students are struggling with math! It’s an effective yet often overlooked way to scaffold, differentiate, and help students master arithmetic. A simple sheet of graph paper can improve students’ math arithmetic skills for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. – And fractions, decimals, equations, and

Teaching Money Skills – Part 2

To read Teaching Money Skills Part 1, click here! Part 1 takes us from the very beginning stages of teaching students to work with coins up through basic identification.   If you’re reading these Teaching Money Skills Blog Posts in order, you’ll remember that we’ve gotten our students to

Teaching Money Skills – Part 1 – Coin Counting Strategies

Teaching Money Skills – Part 1 Students must learn how to count money. It’s an essential life skill that every student needs for independence. But teaching money skills doesn’t have to be tough. Good scaffolding and outside-the-box strategies to the rescue can help. Skip counting and working with coins can

FREE Worksheet – Addition and Subtraction Word Problems Strategy

Free word problem comprehension strategy teaches students to apply reading comprehension strategies using CUBES or CUBED method – FREE!   This easy-to-use CUBES word problem strategy provides your students with the tools to solve addition and subtraction word problems. This strategy works because students are given a solid, concrete method

How to Teach Multi-Digit Multiplication and Long Division

Learn the best way to teach multi-digit multiplication and long division. This differentiated strategy helps 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and special education students.

Xtramath.org – a wonderful FREE Program for Your Math Class!

One of the best and easiest ways to teach multiplication facts to students is xtramath.org for FREE daily practice with no stress involved. I am really serious and focused in my quest to help students memorize multiplication facts. It’s so, so important! If you have students who are struggling to