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The Best Math Review That Won’t Take Hours to Prep

The Best Math Review That Won’t Take Hours to Prep

The best math review doesn't take hours to prep. Plus, it's fun and collaborative for your students. They review, learn, and have a little competitive fun in the process. End of grade test review doesn't have to be a bore. Nothing drains the life out of students...

How to Use Boom Cards in Upper Elementary

How to Use Boom Cards in Upper Elementary

Are you ready to get started with Boom Cards? Let's go! Getting started with Boom Learning is easy and free! I will help you set up your classroom on Boom Learning and show you how to use Boom Cards with your students. Setting Up Your Classroom on Boom Learning...

Boom Cards 101: What Teachers Need To Know

Boom Cards 101: What Teachers Need To Know

Have you used Boom Cards in your classroom? You may have heard of them but aren't really sure what they are. This quick guide will break down the basics for you. Then you can decide if Boom Cards are right for you! What Are Boom Cards? Boom Cards are interactive,...

3 Brilliant Ways to Get Your Students Interested in Math

3 Brilliant Ways to Get Your Students Interested in Math

Kids' engagement in school is hard to keep these days. Getting your students interested in math doesn't have to be complicated. I was never a math whiz myself. I didn't enjoy teaching it until I started adding engagement strategies into my lessons. It changed...

The Best Resource for Teaching Math Vocabulary

The Best Resource for Teaching Math Vocabulary

You decided to start using a math word wall. It helps SO much in the classroom, but once students go home, they are left to Google the meaning of their vocabulary. What good does that do when there are so many different ways to describe something? The definition may...

3 Ways To Use Math Mystery Pictures for Skill Practice

3 Ways To Use Math Mystery Pictures for Skill Practice

Math mystery pictures are an engaging activity for students of any age. Add in skill practice, and your students can have fun while learning! I started creating math mystery picture activities when I was teaching 5th grade. As holidays approached, I no longer wanted...

Your Complete Guide to Review Bowl Math Games

Your Complete Guide to Review Bowl Math Games

It's time to ditch the boring math review packets and add a little friendly competition to your math block with Review Bowl games. Using Review Bowls to review math skills before a unit test is something that I never skipped. I scheduled one day before a test to play...

70+ Resources to Help You Teach Fractions

70+ Resources to Help You Teach Fractions

Fractions can be fun when you have the resources to teach the content effectively. Upper elementary students learning about fractions - from the basics to operations with fractions – can benefit from a variety of ways to learn about fractions. Save the worksheets for...

50+ Resources to Help You Teach Multiplication

50+ Resources to Help You Teach Multiplication

Each year, the struggle is real with multiplication. It doesn't matter if I'm teaching 4th, 5th, or 6th - my students seem to need more practice, new ways of learning, resources for repetition, etc. After 5 years in the upper grades, I've compiled a list of resources...

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