## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### Digital Color by Number Activities for Middle School

Two Types of Digital Color by Number Activities Remote Learning Activities There are so many distance learning activities available for your upper elementary and middle

### Teaching Divisibility Rules in Middle School Math

Teaching Divisibility Rules Do you teach divisibility rules in your middle school math classes? I’ve always enjoyed teaching divisibility rules, and my 6th grade math

### Distance Learning Math Resources: Include Those Color by Number Activities

Color by number math activities and distance learning? You bet!Digital color by numbers? Not my first choice:-) I like the paper and pencil color by

### Decimal Operations Math Problem Solving

What’s your favorite type of math activity to have your middle school math students work on? For me, it’s almost always been math problem solving.

### Playing Algebraic Equations Bingo in Middle School Math

Bingo – an oldie but goodie, especially when paired with solving algebraic equations! This post is  from my old blog (and adjusted some:-), sharing how

### Getting to Know You Activities for Middle School Math

Six Back to School Activities for Middle School  Always looking for new getting to know you activities for your middle school math classes? Me too!

### Finding the Least Common Denominator with the Ladder Method

Finding the Least Common Denominator with the Ladder Method I recently asked this question on Instagram: “What’s the most challenging math topic to teach/most difficult

### Math Task Cards With a Twist – Print and Digital Truth or Dare!

Truth or Dare Game: Math Task Cards to Provide Self-Differentiation and Promote Discussion If you’re like me (and so many other teachers), you know that

### Teaching Fraction, Decimal, Percent Conversions Math Wheel

What approach do you use for  teaching fraction, decimal, percent conversions? I’ve found that one of the best ways to teach these concepts is to

### 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

### Hands-On Integer Activity Your Students Will Love

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

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 elearning industry for about five years as well!