## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### The Benefits of Self Checking Math Activities

I have been teaching for more than 20 years. If you have been teaching for a long time, then like me, you may have used

### 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

### Rounding Decimals Math Wheel

Using Graphic Organizers in Math Class Taking Notes in Math Class What’s your favorite way to help students organize their math notes for rounding decimals

### Converting Fractions to Decimals Activity ~ Playing "Decimal Dice"

Challenging and Engaging Activity to Practice Fraction to Decimal Conversions Could your math students use a little extra practice with converting fractions to decimals? Do

### Focus & Fun with the Array Game, Using Polyhedral Dice

Have you used the array game with your math students? It’s a great game for reviewing multiplication with a twist of critical thinking and problem

### Why I’m Not Teaching Decimal Operation Rules

Teaching Decimal Operation Rules There are rules for adding and subtracting decimals. There are rules for multiplying and dividing decimals. For years math teachers have

### Problem Solving Skills Practice with Problem of the Week

Problem Solving for Fast Finishers Problem solving is one of those areas that we, as math teachers, are always working on. Instead of teaching a

### Teaching Slope in the Middle School Classroom

Discovering Slope in 6th grade Math I’ve never had the opportunity to teach slope in 6th grade before this year. I was a little nervous

### Teacher Hack: Equivalent Expressions Partnering Cards

Equivalent Expressions Practice with Partnering Cards As I was thinking about school today, I was thinking about one of our next topics: equivalent expressions. Last

### Ratios and Proportions Activity for Middle School Math

Ratios and Proportions Activity for the Middle School Math Classroom…Plus Goldfish! Food can make a ratios and proportions activity in a middle school math class

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!