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    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.

    Math Teaching Tips & Resources

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    Fractions cause more math phobia among children (and adults) than any other topic before algebra.

    Understanding Math: Multiplying Fractions

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

    How I Teach Function Notation

    Which of the following sounds the most like your experience of school math? And which type of math are your children learning?

    Understanding Math: What Is Your Worldview?

    Sites that I can't do without as a math teacher (and what's so special about each one!) Links to virtual manipulatives, discovery-based lessons, free graphing software, question prompts, eBooks, and more.... Tons of resources for math teachers

    5 Websites That Will Revolutionize Your Math Teaching

    The whiteboards in my classroom aren't "real" whiteboards. They are the white panels for bathrooms from the hardware store. So, I used duct tape on the ones on my wall and the ones cut for student use. The duct tape makes it look a little more legit.

    How to make Cute Whiteboards

    How to Use a Protractor Freebie

    How to Use a Protractor Freebie

    Fun and easy strategy game for your students! I use this game as an option for my middle school math students who finish early with their work!

    "I'm Finished...What Should I Do?"

    There are lots of ways to support and encourage your child in math. But then there are things you should never say to the child who struggles with math.

    5 Things You Should Never Say to the Child Who Struggles with Math -

    Your math class can follow the #WeeklyMathematician - The puzzle at the end of the semester would be perfect for a sub day or for the day before or after exams or a long break.

    Weekly Mathematician Series - A Peek into Math History for Your Classroom

    Body-scale bar graphs, pie charts and other data representation methods! Abstract concepts like “data representation”, “bar graph” and “circle graph” suddenly take on new meanings as students experience these ideas rather than only read about them.

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    To help me incorporate journaling into our weekly routine, I refer to Thursday as, "Thinking Math Thoughts". At the beginning of the class I present a journal starter to the class and allow them 10-15 minutes to write their thoughts in their journal.

    Writing in Math Class? - Minds in Bloom

    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

    Talks for people who hated math in high school | Playlist |

    6 TED Talks for people who hated math in high school

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

    Math Journal Sundays - Culminating Mind Map

    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?

    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

    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!

    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

    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

    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!

    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

    Free Fraction Strips Template

    Nyla's Crafty Teaching: Free Fraction Strips Template