### Decimal Operations Math Problem Solving

What’s your favorite type of math activity to have your middle school math students work on? For me, it’s almost always been math problem solving.

What’s your favorite type of math activity to have your middle school math students work on? For me, it’s almost always been math problem solving.

TIPS TO DEVELOP PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS AND MATH COMMUNICATION Do your middle school math students need to improve their problem solving skills? Do they get

Problem solving in math, or tackling word problems in math can be challenging for students, whether they’re in early elementary, upper elementary, middle school, or

Teaching Math Problem Solving Strategies in Middle School There are many math problem solving strategies out there and some are very beneficial to upper elementary

This is a revised post about middle school math problem solving on my old blog, so the observation I refer to was quite a while

Problem Solving Worksheet for 5th or 6th Grade Math Problem Solving for Fast Finishers I used this week’s problem of the week in my 6th

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

Math teachers, are you ready for a NEW favorite note-taking strategy? Transform Your Upper Elementary or Middle School Math Class With This Unique Note-Taking Method!

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,

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

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

Help Your 4th-7th Grade Students UNDERSTAND and MASTER Fraction Operations! Learn HOW TO teach fraction basics and operations for MEANING, using a VARIETY of strategies.

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 4
^{th}and 5^{th}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!