### The Best Ways to Teach Multiplying Decimals

Math can be really intimidating for learners at all levels. Intimidation often leads to mental roadblocks, and those mental roadblocks lead to math amnesia and

Math can be really intimidating for learners at all levels. Intimidation often leads to mental roadblocks, and those mental roadblocks lead to math amnesia and

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

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.

Could you use a quick decimal activity to help your upper elementary or middle school math students practice identifying decimals in standard and word forms?

How much do your students love working with decimals and decimal operations? Sometimes remembering decimal operations ‘rules’ can be difficult. But, practicing with math puzzles

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

Using Graphic Organizers in Math Class Taking Notes in Math Class What’s your favorite way to help students organize their math notes for rounding decimals

Challenging and Engaging Activity to Practice Fraction to Decimal Conversions Could your math students use a little extra practice with converting fractions to decimals? Do

Teaching Decimal Operations There are rules for adding and subtracting decimals. There are rules for multiplying and dividing decimals. How often have you found that your

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

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