### Math Facts Practice Karate Style

Classroom tips,teaching ideas, and resources for the upper elementary classroom. Teacher Giveaways

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I combined the sweet frog idea from makinglearningfun to create a container with the Kaboom addidition game from Teacher Tipsters to create my "Don't Get Zapped!" Game... Our local Taget Dollar Spot has plastic jumbo craft sticks 30 for a dollar. (But you could just as easily use the wooden jumbo craft sticks.) I created labels to cut apart and attach to the one end of the craft stick. The kids pull out a stick and either solve the problem to keep it or follow the direction on the…

Make exploring math concepts—including multiplication and place value—fun for students using Lego bricks. Here are some ideas.

### Math Anchor Chart

Math Anchor Chart by daisyluvbug on Indulgy.com

### Turning Noneducational Games into Learning Fun

Use old board games to create new learning fun! Here are 4 ideas to get you started before challenging students to create their own versions as well!

### Patterned Multiplication Circles

Have you ever heard of multiplication circles? They are a super simple way of learning multiplication facts and appeals to the visual learner.

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### LEGO Math Ideas Part 1

My family adores LEGO bricks and most of my students enjoy them too. They can be a powerful learning tool as well. This is going to be a 5 part post about using LEGO bricks to teach math concepts. This first post will be a DIY of how to make a travel size container of LEGO pieces to keep your tutoring space tidy and easy to take with you. I was inspired by Grace over at Finley and Oliver. She made a travel size tote for her kids Lego pieces. The version I came up with is slightly different…

### World’s Fastest Mental Math Method

High Speed Vedic Mathematics is a super fast way of calculation whereby you can do supposedly complex calculations like 998 x 997 in less than five seconds flat. This makes it the World's Fastest Mental Math Method.It is highly benefi