## How to Teach Multiplication Strategies with Engaging Activities

Want to know the secret about how to teach multiplication strategies so it's engaging? Use food! Not really but using food to teach and practice some of the strategies makes it way more fun. I…

## Printable and Digital Multiplication Games Kids Love

Multiplication is one of my favorite things to teach in 3rd grade. The kids are excited to learn this new big kid skill and are ready for it! Here are some of my favorite 3rd-grade…

## 5 Practical Reasons You Should Be Using Boom Cards Right Now

You need e-learning resources but don't know where to start. You search the interwebs for hours upon hours trying to find the right materials for your students. The frustration is real! Especially when you need…

Kids love to play games! So why not incorporate them into your math instruction? We often play math games for 3rd grade in my classroom because it’s such an effective way to review. In this…

## Ideas For Memorizing Multiplication Facts

I remember that memorizing multiplication facts was something my mom used to make me do every day. And I remember that I despised it. But you know what? I am so glad she made me…

## How to Help Kids When Finding The Elapsed Time

Raise your hand if you find it harder to teach time in this age of digital clocks and cellphones. Both my hands are raised! Yet analog clocks are part of most state standards. Not only…

## How to Teach Fractions: Fun Games and Activities

You give a child (who loves brownies) the option of having 1/2 of a brownie or 1/8 of a brownie. They pick 1/8 of a brownie. Can you guess why? Teaching fractions can be such…

## 5 Fraction Videos for Visual Learners

Videos are a great tool for reaching the students in your class that are visual. Fractions are a difficult concept to teach without visuals so I try to incorporate them as much as I can.…

## 5 Area and Perimeter Activities That Will Engage Kids

Area and perimeter. Those two words can be so confusing to 3rd graders. And it can drive teachers crazy! They are either adding all the sides to find the area or multiplying the length and…