## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### How to Teach Area of Quadrilaterals and Triangles in the Upper Elementary Classroom

Are your students finding themselves in a maze of confusion when trying to find the area of quadrilaterals and triangles? I’ve got an exciting and

### 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

### Exploring Surface Area in 6th Grade Math

Surface area is a such a fun topic to explore in the middle school math classroom! To really understand what surface area means, students need

### 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

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• All subject areas in 4th and 5th grades
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I’ve been creating resources for teachers since 2012 and have worked in the elearning industry for about five years as well!