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…