## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### Round Up of Interactive Middle School Math Games

In my classroom, I love finding ways to make math more engaging. One of my favorite strategies is incorporating games and hands-on activities. Our middle

### 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

### Conquering the Fraction Division Challenge

I love it when my students struggle! OK – before you think I am a cold-hearted teacher I’m not talking about that kind of struggle.

### Teaching Fractions with the Ultimate Fraction Toolkit

“When are we ever going to use this in real life?” Don’t we all love this inevitable question during math class? Basically, it’s the math

### Engaging Fraction Games and Activities

Upper Elementary and Middle School Fraction Practice Ready for some engaging fraction games and activities to help upper elementary and middle school math students master

### Fractions and Fraction Operations for Upper Elementary and Middle School Math

An Index of Fraction Content Posts Are you teaching fraction operations in middle school (or reteaching fraction concepts when they pop up in middle school?)

### Quick and Easy Card Game for Adding Fractions

Students often need extra practice with adding fractions, especially when they aren’t technically learning about it any more. Those fractions pop up in so many

### Reviewing Fractions in Middle School Throughout the School Year

A Quick Way to Practice Fraction Concepts Any Time of Year ​I have a quick way for you to continually review various fraction concepts in

### Teaching Fractions in Middle School Math: Finding Equivalent Fractions

Teaching Fractions Series, Week 4: Finding Equivalent Fractions   We talked a little bit about equivalent fractions in the Week 2, modeling post, with

### Teaching Fractions in Middle School: Using Models

Reviewing the Standards and Teaching Fractions with Models   Welcome to Week 2 of the teaching fractions series. Last week, we talked about basic meanings,

### Teaching Fractions in Middle School: Reviewing the Basics

Welcome to this blog series about teaching fractions in middle school! For the next several weeks, we’ll be looking at various aspects of teaching fractions:

### Fun Middle School Fraction Activity: Fraction Krypto

Have you played the math game, Krypto? This fraction activity is fantastic for problem solving, reasoning, and practicing fraction operations skills. I think your students

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!