### Playing The Factor Game in Middle School Math

Finding The Factor Game Again! I was looking through my middle school math folders on my computer, and came across a document called “The Factor

Finding The Factor Game Again! I was looking through my middle school math folders on my computer, and came across a document called “The Factor

Six Strategies to Foster a Positive Math Mindset How often have you started your year with students who have a negative math mindset? They say

Integers Fold it Up for Your Interactive Notebooks Will you be teaching about integers in your middle school math class soon? If so, this

The “butterfly method” for comparing, adding, and subtracting fractions – WHY are teachers teaching this? Although it seems like a fun, easy way to add

Have you used the array game with your math students? I was reading the book Mathematical Mindsets by Jo Boaler (so much fantastic research and so many

Do you use the ladder method in middle school or elementary math, to find GCF, LCM, or for any other math concepts? If you haven’t

Use the Date for Daily Math Review and Math Thinking in Middle and Upper Elementary Classes

Teaching Decimal Operations There are rules for adding and subtracting decimals. There are rules for multiplying and dividing decimals. How often have you found that your

Encourage Math Discussion With This Exponent Practice Playing Exponent ‘War’ Card Game Looking for an exponent activity for your 6th grade or middle school math

Problem Solving Worksheet for 5th or 6th Grade Math Problem Solving for Fast Finishers I used this week’s problem of the week in my 6th

Discovering Slope in 6th grade Math I’ve never had the opportunity to teach in 6th grade slope before this year. This year is a first

Exploring Triangle Inequality Theorem Do your 6th grade math students understand the Triangle Inequality Theorem? Do they know what that is? Mine did not, and

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