## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### Your New Favorite Math Note Taking Method: Math Wheels!

Are You Ready For Your Students’ NEW FAVORITE Note-Taking Strategy?​ Discover How To Transform Your Upper Elementary or Middle School Math Class With This Unique

Today, I’ve got five math lessons to help you ace your upper elementary or middle school teacher observation! Before we get into these math lessons,

### 9 Quick and Easy Valentine’s Day Math Activities

Do you need a few engaging and easy-prep Valentine’s Day math activities? I’ve got 9 ideas for you! I don’t usually do holiday activities unless

### Five Reasons to Use Mixed Math Practice

Do you use mixed math practice regularly in your math classes?  I know time is of the essence in trying to get through all of

### Fractions: From Foundations to Operations

Are YOU A 5th-7th Grade Math Teacher Who Wants to Understand & Teach the Meaning of Fraction Operations? If you want to stick with teaching

How to Teach Adding and Subtracting Decimals How do you teach adding and subtracting decimals in upper elementary or middle school math? In 6th grade

### Middle School Classroom Routines to Begin Class

Beginning of Class Routines What do the classroom routines to begin class look like in your middle school classes? Do your students enter the classroom

### Emergency Sub Plans for Middle School Math

Emergency sub plans for middle school math!  Do you have emergency sub plans? Will you need them?  Chances are good that you WILL need them! Your

### 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

### Making the Most of Your 40-Minute Math Class

Using Your Time Efficiently for an Effective Math Class Having the perfectly-run, efficient and effective math class….that’s been my goal, year after year. Somehow, in

### Math Centers in Middle School

Making Math Stations Work in 40-Minute Class Periods I taught elementary school for 12 years and I loved my math centers (or math stations, as

### Decimal Operations Practice With Number Puzzles

How much do your students love working with decimals and decimal operations? Sometimes remembering decimal operations ‘rules’ can be difficult. But, practicing with math puzzles

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!