### Algebraic Equations Activity: I Have, Who Has

Do you need an engaging algebraic equations activity to help your middle school math students practice solving one-step equations? Your students will love using the

Do you need an engaging algebraic equations activity to help your middle school math students practice solving one-step equations? Your students will love using the

Properties of multiplication and addition – how well do your middle school math students understand these? My students often confused the Commutative and Associative properties…..do

Upper Elementary and Middle School Fraction Practice Ready for some engaging fraction games and activities to help upper elementary and middle school math students master

An Index of Fraction Content Posts Are you teaching fraction operations in middle school (or reteaching fraction concepts when they pop up in middle school?)

GCF (greatest common factor) and spending ‘too much time’ on math topics. These are the middle school math ideas I’m thinking about today. There were

Teaching Fractions Series, Week 4: Finding Equivalent Fractions We talked a little bit about equivalent fractions in the Week 2, modeling post, with

Welcome to this blog series about teaching fractions in middle school! For the next several weeks, we’ll be looking at various aspects of teaching fractions:

Algebraic Expressions in 6th Grade Math Translating between words and math in 6th grade – sometimes this can be easy, but some phrases can definitely

Great End of School Year Activity! This post was taken from my old blog and revised…much more detail added:-) Originally posted in June of 2014!Tessellations

How to Teach Adding and Subtracting Decimals How do you teach adding and subtracting decimals in upper elementary or middle school math? In 6th grade

Graphing Functions Practice with Footloose Task Cards (free download) This Graphing Linear Functions post is from my old blog, written in May, 2015, but updated

Pi Day Ideas for Middle School Math March 14, also known as Pi Day, is always celebrated in so many ways!Do you have exciting plans

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 4
^{th}and 5^{th}grades - Math, ELA, and science in 6th grade (middle school)

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!