## Learn about math wheels!

### 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? I was reading the book Mathematical Mindsets by Jo Boaler (so much fantastic research and so many

### Using the Ladder Method in Middle School Math, for GCF, LCM, Factoring

Do you use the ladder method in middle school or elementary math, to find GCF, LCM, or for any other math concepts? If you haven’t

### Include More Daily Math Review in Middle School

Use the Date for Daily Math Review and Math Thinking in Middle and Upper Elementary Classes

### Why I'm Not Teaching Decimal Operations "Rules"

Teaching Decimal Operations There are rules for adding and subtracting decimals. There are rules for multiplying and dividing decimals. How often have you found that your

### Trying to Make Triangles

Exploring Triangle Inequality Theorem Do your 6th grade math students understand the Triangle Inequality Theorem? Do they know what that is? Mine did not, and

### Fraction, Decimal, Percent Fold it Up for Middle School Math

Fold it Up for Interactive Math Notebooks   Do your middle school math students have difficulty with their fraction, decimal, percent conversions? My 6th grade

### Partnering Cards Using Equivalent Expressions

Equivalent Expressions Practice As I was thinking about school today, I was thinking about one of our next topics: equivalent expressions, covered by the Common

### Metric Conversions Free Problem Solving and Matching Activity

Metric Measurement Matching Game and FREE Problem Solving Activity The other day I shared the Metric Matching activity I used to help students work on their metric

### 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!

If you’re looking for ideas and resources to help you teach math (and a little ELA), I can help you out!