Teaching algebraic expressions to middle schoolers has been a journey. One thing that stood out was the jungle of vocabulary words. It’s easy for students
Are your students finding themselves in a maze of confusion when trying to find the area of quadrilaterals and triangles? I’ve got an exciting and
Have you noticed how triangles can be a bit of a math maze for our students? I mean, equilateral, isosceles, scalene – it’s like they’ve
Are your students hitting a bit of a roadblock when it comes to wrapping their heads around ratios and rates? Need a fun and colorful
Grammar instruction is a crucial part of language learning. Let’s be honest, it can be a bit of a struggle for many students. Those grammar
Do you know what one of the most dreadful parts of teaching is? Opening your lesson plan book to plan for the week, month, or
Teaching 6th grade can be amazing, but it can also be stressful to figure out how to engage 6th graders in their learning. The “too
Summer break can be an excellent opportunity for middle school students to rest and recharge. However, it can also lead to a phenomenon known as
Once spring break hits, it’s a downhill race to summer. However, we have some obstacles on the road to our final destination. One of those
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:
I’ve been creating resources for teachers since 2012 and have worked in the elearning industry for about five years as well!
If you’re looking for ideas and resources to help you teach math (and a little ELA), I can help you out!