Advice from Veteran Teachers: Slideshows & Articles
New teachers will find valuable advice from veteran teachers on parent-teacher communication, lesson planning, and more. Use these resources to help manage your classroom and plan your curriculum.
Defensive Multiplication | Activity | Education.com
Defend your cards in this multiplication math game! Your kid will enjoy using strategy to build equations and win points in this activity.
Fifth grade math station at Scarborough Elementary
Love this math station I spotted in 5th grade recently. Students use playing cards to find range, median, and mode. Fun and simple activity!
Two Foldables-Ratio, Rate, and Proportion and Measures of Central Tendency
Life has been crazy busy lately as always, but I am so proud of myself today! I left school at 4 PM, stopped at the grocery store for a few...
Nutrition Math - Information Media Literacy, Technology Literacy, Critical Thinking/problem Solving Skills, Creative Thinking, Communication Skills, Collaboration Skills, Leadership Skills, Project Management Skills, Accountability For High Standards
In this project, students will learn about healthy eating while using fractions, decimals, and estimation. They will prepare a presentation for the school with a proposed menu that will be cooked in the school cafeteria. In their presentation, they must give information about the nutritional values of the foods in order to persuade other students to vote for their meal. There are handouts, a video, a reflection, and a rubric included in this project. This project is designed to have a…
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Adding and Subtracting Decimals is a unit of instruction that shows students how to read, write, compare, order, add and subtract decimals. Other topics include estimating decimal sums and differences, and solving word problems. Try our sample lessons below, or browse other instructional units.
Multiplication Anchor Chart (plus free task cards!)
Use an acronym to help students remember the steps in multiplying 2-digit numbers. This blog post includes an anchor chart and FREE multiplication task cards!
Use the BRAIN to Make Reading Easier!
Using the brain to teach reading isn't just good for students with reading disabilities...it's good for every student in your classroom Learn seven strategies to make that learning easier for kids, and easier to teach for you!
Math Problem Solving: Knowing Where to Begin
Teaching kids to how to solve math problems is a huge challenge, but often the biggest challenge is knowing where to begin instruction. Learn where to download a set of free problem solving assessments to use in your classroom!
5th Grade Math Game | Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying & Dividing Decimals
I CAN Math Games are the perfect way to make math fun! This 5th Grade Math Game focuses on Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Decimals, and provides students with practice in the form of multiple choice or short answer questions. QR codes (optional) make this game even more interactive...
Teaching Students How to Justify Answers in Math - Teaching with Jennifer Findley
This blog post shares some ideas and a printable chart for teaching students how to justify answers in math.