## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### Enhance Learning With Fall Activities for Middle School Students

I love to call the beginning of fall the sweet spot of that first quarter of school. At that point, you and your students have

### Teaching the Types of Triangles with Math Wheel Magic!

Have you noticed how triangles can be a bit of a math maze for our students? I mean, equilateral, isosceles, scalene – it’s like they’ve

### Math Games for Teachers: Activities for an Epic Start to the Year

Starting a new school year can be hard. You are building relationships with a new set of students while also working to gauge their current

### How To Do Order Of Operations: An Extensive Guide For Teachers

As a math teacher, some concepts are easier to teach than others. Teaching students how to do order of operations is one of those concepts

### How to Find GCF and Spending Time in Middle School Math

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

### Graphing Linear Functions in 6th Grade Math

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

### 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!

### Elementary and Middle School Task Card Review Activity for Any Subject: Footloose

I’m sure you use a variety of task card activities and review activities in your elementary or middle school classroom, but have you ever used

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!