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Visualizing Volume

One of the best ways to learn and understand volume is visually, and because of that it can sometimes be a hard subject to teach.  If your class is struggling, let your students check out and explore ‘Turn the Volume On!’ If you don’t have a computer in class, you can try Melissa Blough’s strategy […]

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How Much Homework?

Homework. Has any concept single-handedly caused more tantrums and tears? The word alone is enough to send kids screaming from a room. Parents dread forcing their children to do it and teachers dread having to mark it. It’s a contentious issue even among the academic community, where studies on the effectiveness of homework are often […]

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Multiply by Nine

The nine times table can be difficult for some students to remember.  If your students have a hard time with multiplying by nine and could use more practice, Matific has a fun worksheet they can use to practice! If you don’t have a computer in class, Come Together Kids has a great trick to practice […]

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Subtraction Games!

Many students struggle with subtraction.  If your students need to practice subtraction, check out Busy As A Bee for fun and interactive reinforcement. http://bit.ly/1KkIq36 If you don’t have a computer in class, What The Teacher Wants has a great idea for a fun activity to learn subtraction. Place 10 cups in a bowling formation and […]

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Weights, Balances and Multiplication

Many children are fascinated with balancing objects, and you can use this to an advantage in your multiplication lessons!  Matific has some great episodes for kids to practice and explore multiplication with simple riddles using weights and scales, like Weighing Riddles. If you don’t have a computer in class, check out this fun idea from Kids Activities Blog. […]