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Math Ideas

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Lipstick, Lattes, and Lesson Plans: Managing Guided Math (Math Workshop)

What's better, 8 small ice cubes of 8 cubic inches, or a single large ice cube of the same volume? This 40 minute investigation will help your students understand the difference between surface area and volume, and why you should stay away from crushed ice!

Surface Area and Volume Hands On - Minds On Investigation: Cubed or Crushed?

Distributive property anchor chart

Math station idea for upper level - love this blog of great ideas for lesson plans of group work!

Marvelous Math Stations

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Need help with math?

Ultimate list of hands on math for 5th grade and 6th grade. Activities for fractions, decimals, geometry, metric system conversion, integers, pi, and more. | Creekside Learning

Recycle bottle caps for a fun, self-checking math center!

FlapJack Educational Resources: Self-Checking Bottle Cap Centers

A collection of hands-on activities for hosting a Family Math Night For Big Kids!

Family Math Night For Big Kids

Freebie: foldable used to convert customary units of measurement.

Ultimate Guide to Hands-On Math for 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade. | from Creekside Learning

Ultimate Guide to Hands-On Math for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Grade

Corkboard Connections: 5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

FREE math worksheet to go along with the book Math Curse! Includes questions from the book for students to answer!

I printed out hundreds charts on white and BRIGHT colored paper and laminated both copies. (I have one set for every student) Then I cut the NEON paper into different shaped puzzle pieces. Students work to cover their entire 100's puzzles quickly and quietly. It's amazing how fast some of them can do this compared to how long it takes others!!

A day in first grade: 100's chart math fun

60 minutes to teach math? Setting up a math workshop/rotation model is easy to do! Post explains how to get it set up in an upper elementary (specifically 5th but applies to many grades)

Teaching in Room 6: Math Workshop: Organizing It All

I use the "Function Machine" to help my kids with visualizing inputs and outputs

Input/Output Tables -- Multiplication Facts 1 to 12 -- Output Only Blank (A)

Supplies and materials to have on hand for DIY math games for kids.

Tools for Making Math Games at Home

Love these FREE math Problems of the Month from Inside Mathematics! I love using these as a center for math workshop. The problems get progressively more challenging and there is a wide range of topics. There are problems for K-12 math students!

Snowman Math Races - My fourth graders will enjoy this! A fun way to practice math facts this winter. Although explained for younger students, easily adaptable for multiplication/division facts.

Rowdy in First Grade: Snowman Math Races

Free Super Power Thinking Math Game

Teacher's Take-Out: Super Power Thinking Math Games

Common Core Quick Tips

Common Core Quick Tips

Math Talk

5TH GRADE COMMON CORE MATH ALGEBRA POSTERS, TASK CARDS AND VOCABULARY REVIEWS. By focusing on the vocabulary in the 5th grade Common Core algebra domain; you will build a strong algebraic foundation for your students that will ultimately promote greater understanding as they solve algebra problems throughout the year. 48 PAGES IN ALL!!!

My new CCSS Mathematical Practices board/center.