# Tag: middle school math

### Most Memorable Area of a Triangle Lesson Yet

Students love this memorable area of a triangle foldable activity for student interactive notebooks. Your students are sure to remember this area of a triangle lesson with its silly, funny, and memorable love story! Teaching the area of a triangle isn’t the most exciting lesson in the world, but that

### 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

Performing 2-digit multiplication is tough stuff that requires a lot of practice and repetition (and repetition and repetition). In the past, I’ve taught many methods, including the box, partial products, lattice, and traditional algorithm. Some students catch on quickly and easily adapt to the range of methods, while others struggle

### 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