Math Teaching Tips & Resources

A variety of math teaching ideas for homeschool families or classroom teachers. Learning mathematics is more than just answer-getting: help your students make conceptual connections.


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Math Teaching Tips & Resources

Math Teaching Tips & Resources

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Reading to Learn Math: "To solve word problems, students must be able to read and understand what is written, and they must be able to follow directions. They need ..."

Reading to Learn Math

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Talks for people who hated math in high school | Playlist | TED.com

6 TED Talks for people who hated math in high school

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End of the year mind map with everything learned..awesome idea

Math Journal Sundays - Culminating Mind Map

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Math Coach's Corner: What is Singapore Math? Think Singapore math is just bar model drawing? Think again!

Math Coach's Corner: What is Singapore Math?

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I bought each of the students a deck of cards, and created a booklet to give them containing instructions for easy math games...

Math Games with a Deck of Cards

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A great collection of fun math card games! These are easy, and in most cases all you need is a deck of cards!

The BEST Math Card Games!

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As our students learn to recognize multiplication in disguise, they will be better prepared for middle school and high school math.

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Hodges Herald: An Entire Interactive Notebook for 6th grade math!

Hodges Herald: An Entire Interactive Notebook

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April 2015 Math Calendar: Each date is a math puzzle.

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Math Manifesto: From the very beginning of my education, I can do these things to some degree. And I am always learning to do them better...

The Math Student’s Manifesto

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The students in fourth grade use this chart to help them have a "Math Talk." The students are reminded to repeat what has been shared during the discussion. Then they state their opinion and explain why they are thinking that way. Other members of the class are encouraged to add on to the conversation. Finally, the students are encouraged to wait. The wait is a time for them to stop and THINK.

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Talking Stick Favorites: Games Worth Acquiring

Talking Stick Favorites: Games Worth Acquiring!

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Each point or block that has been reflected must remain the same distance from the mirror line as the original point. So if point A is 3 squares away from the mirror line, then the reflection of point A must also be 3 squares away...

Symmetry Activities

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Free Fraction Strips Template

Nyla's Crafty Teaching: Free Fraction Strips Template

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Love these FREE math Problems of the Month from Inside Mathematics! There are problems for K-12 math students...

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Teaching the Standard Algorithms: One of the biggest arguments surrounding the Common Core State Standards in math is when and how to teach the standard algorithms. But this argument is not new...

Teaching the Standard Algorithms

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I am often overwhelmed by blank pages and millions and millions of questions. I want simple. I want quick. I want concise...

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Slip into your workout clothes and pump up those mental muscles with the Annual Mathematics Year Game Extravaganza!

2015 Mathematics Game

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Ask questions that guide your students to think more deeply about math problems.

Jeromie Heath on Twitter

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Journal Wizard math blog *** "A year ago today, I began sharing my experience with journaling and education. Over this past year I have prepped more of my foldables and notes on the computer to cut time in class and presentations. I have uploaded all but one of the pieces to as a PDF to my google drive. This google drive is shared with the public..."

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December Advent Math from Nrich --- a mathy Advent Calendar with a new game, activity, or challenge puzzle for each day during the run-up to Christmas. Enjoy!

December Advent Math from Nrich

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Mrs. E Teaches Math: All of this takes maybe 15 minutes, but it makes such a world of difference for my students!

Mrs. E Teaches Math: How I Teach Function Notation

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Have a Mathy Christmas: In the holiday gift-giving spirit, I’ve started making a list. Check out the links below for more mathematical Christmas present ideas...

Have a Mathy Christmas

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A-Hunting They Will Go: Using math to find the perfect Christmas tree...

A-Hunting They Will Go

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"While my forte is literacy, ALuv’s {currently 2nd grade} is definitely math. Just last week, my mom (who helps me homeschool three days a week) challenged him with a Christmas math activity. He was to figure out how many presents altogether 'my true love' gave in the 12 days of Christmas song. She w... "

12 Days of Christmas Math Activity

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