## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### Master 3rd Grade Math Concepts and More With Math Wheels

As students enter third grade, they make a transition that includes learning how to learn. They are no longer considered “primary” students and the rigor

### How To Tell If Executive Function Skills Impact Math Performance

Throughout my years of teaching, especially in math, I’ve seen my share of students struggling. We want our students to be challenged but within reason.

### 5 Ways to Practice Problem Solving Skills in Middle School

If you’ve been teaching or around middle schoolers very long then it will not surprise you to hear that their brains are still developing. I’m

### ELA Review Game: Unveiling the Power of Truth or Dare

If you’re an ELA teacher like I have been, you understand the importance of keeping your middle school or upper elementary students actively engaged. From

### Practice Math Facts with Ping Pong!

Have you ever thought about how the game of ping pong helps kids practice math facts? I’m guessing the answer to that is “no” –

### The Benefits of Self Checking Math Activities

I have been teaching for more than 20 years. If you have been teaching for a long time, then like me, you may have used

### Converting Fractions to Decimals Activity ~ Playing "Decimal Dice"

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

### Time Management for Students: A Life Changing Skill

Time Management for Students Time management….it can be a challenge for adults, so it’s no wonder that students have difficulty! When middle school students start

### 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

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!