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Math, Science, & Technology Trying to create a meaningful math or science experience? Need a more effective teaching strategy? Join us to share ideas and strategies for making math and science instruction effective and meaningful for students. Classroom technology questions are also welcome! source

Math Centers - Here are some ideas and games for using math centers in the elementary classroom. source

Dice - Your Best Math Manipulative - One math manipulative that we all tend to have in our classroom is dice. This little cubed figure is our best friend when it comes to teaching multiple math concepts. Here are some ideas that I have used teaching and ideas that I have found from other great teachers on this website:) source

Calendar Math - Calendar time is an important part of mathematics instruction. It is repetitive so students are working on the same skills everyday helping their retention. However, changing some activities monthly helps keep the students' interst alive! source

Family Math Night - Are you looking for ideas and activities for your family math night? Then you have come to the right place. This is a collections of ideas that will help you plan a successful night. source

Math Projects - Math projects can be used as extension activities, student differentiation, and extra credit. Here are some examples. source

Word Problems - Tired of Word Problems in math? Kids frustrated or just not doing well? Help is on the way! source

Math Literature - Using literature to teach math concepts is a great way to engage students, as well as linking reading with math. Here are many great texts to use when teaching various math concepts. source

math about my life - always set aside one bulletin board for Student of the Week. This meant that the bboard was constantly changing and I didnt have to do a thing.

What if students could post "math about their life." This could be done a couple of ways. First, they could just post things that related to math -- picture of their 4 dogs, 2 sisters, their birthdate, etc. OR, they could create riddles or word problems about their life. They could post the problems, with the answers (such as ...source

Try math problem of the day or the weekend - When I taught math with sixth and seventh graders they had a warm up activity to complete 3 to 4 days per week. The textbook series was great because it had transparencies with review problems (no more than 5) on the left side and the answers on the right side. The problems reviewed the previous day lessons plus prior information. I just covered up the right side and had students work on it while attendance and homework check were being completed. When we checked it I...source


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