### 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

Fold it Up Interactive Notebook Integer Activity Will you be teaching about integers in your middle school math class soon? If so, this integer activity

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? It’s a great game for reviewing multiplication with a twist of critical thinking and problem

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 Operation Rules There are rules for adding and subtracting decimals. There are rules for multiplying and dividing decimals. For years math teachers have

Encourage Math Discussion With This Exponent Activity for 6th Grade Math An Exponent Activity for 6th Grade or Middle School Math Class Are you looking

Problem Solving for Fast Finishers Problem solving is one of those areas that we, as math teachers, are always working on. Instead of teaching a

Discovering Slope in 6th grade Math I’ve never had the opportunity to teach slope in 6th grade before this year. I was a little nervous

Exploring Triangles and the Triangle Inequality Theorem Do your 6th grade math students understand the Triangle Inequality Theorem? Do they know what that is? Mine

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