## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### Professional Development for Middle School Math Teachers

Seven Free Sessions of Professional Development for Middle School Math Teachers Are you looking for some free professional development for middle school math teachers? Or

### Teaching Divisibility Rules in Middle School Math

Teaching Divisibility Rules Do you teach divisibility rules in your middle school math classes? I’ve always enjoyed teaching divisibility rules, and my 6th grade math

### Playing Algebraic Equations Bingo in Middle School Math

Bingo – an oldie but goodie, especially when paired with solving algebraic equations! This post is  from my old blog (and adjusted some:-), sharing how

### 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

### The Big Issues Facing Math Teachers

Teaching Challenges for Math Teachers All teachers have to face a variety of challenges every day. But I’ve discovered that math teachers face a few

### Combining Concepts with Brain Teasers

​When teaching math, I’ve always found that making it fun helps students better remember various concepts. This idea led me to start using brain teasers

### Percent of a Number Math Wheel

Teaching Percent of a Number in Middle School Math What method do you use for teaching percent of a number concepts in middle school math?

### 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

### 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!