## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

You know I love using math wheels as a tool in my classroom. And. . . I’ve gotten great feedback from lots of you about

### 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.

### 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.

### Using Math Anchor Charts and Bulletin Boards to Empower Students

In the bustling world of teaching, I often marvel at the dedication of educators who draw detailed anchor charts. I admit I’ve fallen down the

### How to Teach 6th Graders Algebraic Expressions with Math Wheels

Teaching algebraic expressions to middle schoolers has been a journey. One thing that stood out was the jungle of vocabulary words. It’s easy for students

### 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 â€“ it’s like they’ve

### Tips for Teaching Ratios and Rates in 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Math

Are your students hitting a bit of a roadblock when it comes to wrapping their heads around ratios and rates? Need a fun and colorful

### Math Talk Sparks Success: Middle School Learning in Focus

Whether you are a well-versed teacher or just starting out, you know that middle schoolers love to talkâ€”a lot. Like L O V E to

### Math Intervention Made Easy with Math Wheels

I am always on the lookout for activities I can use repeatedly so that my students can have a familiar resource to look back on.

### 7th Grade Math Magic: Unlocking Potential With Math Wheels

Have you ever wondered what goes on in the minds of 7th graders when it comes to math? Seventh grade is an exciting time filled

Welcome to Cognitive Cardio Math! Iâ€™m Ellie, a wife, mom, grandma, and dog â€˜mom,â€™ and Iâ€™ve spent just about my whole life in school! With nearly 30 years in education, I’ve taught:

• All subject areas in 4thÂ and 5thÂ 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!