elementary, highschool, math, middle school

Back to School Math

Back to School – Getting your child ready for a great year in Math! Some of you are cringing and some of you are celebrating, and most of us are somewhere in between, but one thing is for sure. Summer is in its final stages and school is just around the corner. There are back to school sales everywhere. Now…

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Math Websites that are Awesome!

  It’s no secret! Kids love computers, tablets, cell phones, game consoles, and almost anything with a glowing screen. It is important to limit screen time and find other activities for kids to engage in, but parents and teachers can also use their children’s interest in electronics to help them learn and reinforce essential math skills.

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Getting Real With Math – Part 2 of 2 (Out and About)

Yesterday I wrote about making math real for children at home.   Connecting Math to everyday life helps children be successful in school by showing them Math is important, building vocabulary and math fluency, and promoting critical thinking and problem solving skills.  If you missed yesterday’s post: Getting Real With Math – Part 1 of 2 (@ home) click here to check…

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Getting Real With Math – Part 1 of 2 (@ home)

One of my favorite children’s books is “Math Curse“, written by John Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. It is a picture book about a child who has been “cursed” by looking at everything in her world as a math problem.   The illustrations are fabulous and the story is clever, but that is not all that I love about it.  …

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elementary, freebies, games, math

Make Math Fun!

Summer is a great time to sleep in, watch movies, read books, play in the sprinkler and eat ice cream!   Summer should be fun and children need time to relax and play.   However, the summer can be long and children can forget some of the skills they  need for the upcoming school year.   I am adding this post  to give you…

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