## to Cognitive Cardio Math

Here at Cognitive Cardio Math, we help upper elementary and middle school math teachers by providing creative and easy-to-implement ideas and resources, so they can challenge and engage their students without spending hours on planning.

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### Fraction Review Toolkit

Upper elementary & middle school math teachers!
Feeling some fraction frustrations?
Grab these TEN easy-prep resources to help your students review fraction concepts, even when you aren't teaching fractions!

### Student Learning: Online math activities

Provide your upper elementary and middle school math students with engaging, challenging digital activities! With over 50 different activities and 1900 questions, students can use the site for practice and constant review. Excellent for centers, fast finishers, choice time, math enrichment and more.

### How to Teach Converting Fractions to Decimals

When it comes to fractions and decimals, I’ve noticed that students’ anxiety levels tend to rise and some of kiddos start feeling overwhelmed. These two

### How to Teach Mean, Median, Mode, and Range in Middle School

Teaching middle schoolers how to find the mean, median, mode, and range is an important part of building their math skills. I’ve found that it’s

### Round Up of Interactive Middle School Math Games

In my classroom, I love finding ways to make math more engaging. One of my favorite strategies is incorporating games and hands-on activities. Our middle

### How to Tackle Math Anxiety Experienced by Our Students

Let’s talk about something many of us have experienced but might not always know how to tackle: math anxiety. It’s more common than some may

### How to Tackle Math Anxiety Experienced by Our Students

Let’s talk about something many of us have experienced but might not always know how to tackle: math anxiety. It’s more common than some may

### 7 Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts in Middle School

One thing I quickly noticed when I started teaching was that my students arrived with varying levels of readiness. Some were ready to rock and

### Effective Note-Taking Strategies to Use in the Math Classroom

There’s been a shift towards making note-taking more interactive by moving away from those endless pages of notes. I’m thrilled about this change because traditional

### Using Number Lines in Math Class with Middle Schoolers

I’m a huge fan of giving our students the right tools they need to succeed. I believe they’re never too old to use them! When

## hello there!

Welcome to Cognitive Cardio Math! I’m Ellie, a wife, mom, grandma, and dog ‘mom,’ and I’ve spent just about my whole life in school!
With nearly 30 years in education, I’ve taught:

• All subject areas in 4th and 5th grades
• Math, ELA, and science in 6th grade (middle school)

I’ve been creating resources for teachers since 2012 and have worked in the e-learning industry for about five years as well!

If you’re looking for ideas and resources to help you teach upper elementary or middle school math (and a little ELA), I can help you out!

Engage students in taking math notes with this FREE Fraction Operations wheel and 3 wheel templates!