## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### 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

### WHY NOT the Butterfly Method When Adding and Subtracting Fractions?

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

### Using the Ladder Method in Middle School Math, for GCF, LCM, Factoring

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

### Include More Daily Math Review in Middle School

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

### Teaching Slope in the Middle School Classroom

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

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

### Probability Game for Middle School, "Remove One"

A Probability Lesson for Middle School Math Remove One is my favorite probability game and one of my all-time favorite math games! It’s a great

### Teacher Hack: Equivalent Expressions Partnering Cards

Equivalent Expressions Practice with Partnering Cards As I was thinking about school today, I was thinking about one of our next topics: equivalent expressions. Last

### First Day of Math Class Activity – Free Pentomino Exploration

Simple but Challenging Activity for the First Day of Math Class – and Any Day After!! First Day of Math Class The first day of

### Free Ratios, Equivalent Ratios, and Rates Fold it Up

Teaching Ratios in 6th Grade Math Get started with ratios, equivalent ratios, and rates using this ratios fold it up! â€‹ We pretested ratios, rates,

### Fraction, Decimal, and Percent Conversions

Classroom Number Line Do your middle school math students need reinforcement of fraction, decimal, percent conversions and equivalences? Every year, my math students needed

Welcome to Cognitive Cardio Math! Iâ€™m Ellie, a wife, mom, grandma, and dog â€˜mom,â€™ and Iâ€™ve spent just about my whole life in school! With nearly 30 years in education, I’ve taught:

• All subject areas in 4thÂ and 5thÂ 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!