Teaching Tricky Trapezoids: Inclusive vs. Exclusive
Did you know that there are THREE ways to define a trapezoid? If you're not sure which definition you're supposed to be teaching, check out this blog post from Laura Candler! You'll learn strategies for teaching kids to classify trapezoids, and the post includes a sorting freebie as well as links to additional hands-on resources for classifying quadrilaterals.
18 Fifth Grade Math Games for Teaching Fractions, Decimals, and More
As educators, we strive to be experts in everything. But it's only by doing some things badly that we learn to grow and improve. Help your fifth grade math students learn fractions, decimals, volume, coordinate planes, and more with these free and fun math games. #math #teachingmath #fifthgrade #teaching #teachingresources
Order of Operations Review and Practice
Order of operations can be frustrating to teach, but it doesn't have to be. Read this post to discover some fun and effective strategies for teaching order of operations, and download two review and practice printables to go with the lesson. #orderofoperations
Leprechaun Luck Free Math Game for St. Patrick's Day
Looking for a fun math game for St. Patrick's Day? You're in luck with this free Leprechaun Luck Game! In order to win, your students will need a bit of luck, but they'll also discover that winning the game takes more than luck! Better yet, this game is a great way to introduce basic probability concepts. #mathgames #probabilitygame #leprechaungame #freebie #freemathgame
Teaching Quadrilateral Classification
Teach your students how to classify quadrilaterals using the hands-on lessons, activities, and games in Classify It! This ready-to-use resource from Laura Candler includes a lesson, a sorting activity, a challenging (but fun!) math game, and two quizzes that will help your students master quadrilateral classification! #mathgames #classifyingquadrilaterals #classifyingpolygons #quadrilaterals #mathfun #hands-onmath
Tips for Teaching with Math Games
Math games are super-motivating for kids, but they need to be more than fun. Math games also need to be effective instructional tools. Check out these tips for teaching with math games, and download a freebie that includes an easy lesson on how to be a good sport. #mathgames
Order of Operations Games, Task Cards, and Tests Bundle
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Order of Operations Bingo! It's the BEST way to practice order of operations because it's super motivating and fun! Players must get the answers correct to win, so they're motivated to work carefully. Includes 2 levels of game materials and tests: 64 unique printable Bingo boards, 48 Bingo calling cards with math problems, and leveled tests. Level 1 problems don't have exponents, but Level 2 problems, do. Aligned with 5th grade CCSS math 5.0A.A.1.