## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### 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

### Preventing the Summer Slide: How to Keep Middle School Students Sharp in Math

Summer break can be an excellent opportunity for middle school students to rest and recharge. However, it can also lead to a phenomenon known as

### The Ultimate Guide to End of Year Test Prep for Middle School Math

Once spring break hits, it’s a downhill race to summer. However, we have some obstacles on the road to our final destination. One of those

### New Year Activities for Middle School Math

Time to ring in the New Year with some engaging new year activities for middle school math! How do you approach the New Year in

### Fun Holiday Games for Middle School Math

If you’re looking for a few fun holiday games (math and other) for middle school classes as you head into the holiday season, look no

### Using Logic Puzzles in Middle School Math

Do you remember the last time your middle school math students solved a logic puzzle? Chances are, they had a lot of fun with it!

### Creating Tessellations in Middle School Math

Great End of School Year Activity! This post was taken from my old blog and revised…with much more detail added:-) Originally posted in June of

### 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

### 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

### Six Quick and Easy Winter Activities for Middle School Math

You’ve only got a week or so with your middle school math students before the winter break begins….and schedule changes mean you’ll miss a couple

### Math Task Cards With a Twist – Print and Digital Truth or Dare!

Truth or Dare Game: Math Task Cards to Provide Self-Differentiation and Promote Discussion If you’re like me (and so many other teachers), you know that

### Teaching Fraction, Decimal, Percent Conversions Math Wheel

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

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!