### Finding Measurement Tough to Manage? Ideas for 4th and 5th Grade

We continue our awesome guest post from Chris of Making Meaning.  If you missed the first post about finding time for measurement and data for

### Finding Measurement Tough to Manage? Ideas for 2nd and 3rd

Please welcome Chris of Making Meaning.  Chris wrote an in depth blog post about finding ways to sneak in measurement and data standards into your

### Developing the Common Core Strand of Algebraic Thought with Representations

I am so very pleased to welcome Dr. Shari Beck of Teaching to Make a Difference to Minds in Bloom. Her in-depth post on developing

I am so pleased to welcome veteran teacher Vicky (aka SciPi) to Minds in Bloom. This post is full of great tips to help your

### Data Standards: Common Core Style

Lucky us, we have a math specialist guest posting today! Read her post to find out how to implement one of the trickier Common Core

### Create Engaging Assessments with Math Performance Tasks

SVG Image Map Example The Power of Math Performance Tasks Math performance tasks DO NOT have to be boring! We know that teachers need to

### Four Evil Math Wizard Spells That Change Basic Math Problems into Brain Bending Challenges

Yippee, more Common Core Math Strategies! I love this post from second-career teacher Deirdre Calhoun because it is not only well researched but also so

### Common Core Strategies for Teaching Math (and why they really are a good idea)

I am so happy to host Mrs. BBZ’s guest post because she does an incredible job of demystifying the strategies. As a child I had no idea why

### Discover the Magic of Boom Cards Fast Play

I am so excited about the Boom Cards Fast Play feature, which allows students to use task cards on any mobile device or computer! You

### Ideas for Teaching Dollars and Cents

Counting coins, making change, and solving money word problems are all important skills. Here are some ideas to help you teach them! NOTE: As Amazon

### FREE Interpreting Remainders Handout and Posters

Division is the trickiest of the four basic operations. Word problems are also quite difficult for many students. Throw in interpreting remainders, and you have a

### Cooperative Math Problem Solving

Today, I am trading blogs with Laura Candler of Corkboard Connections!  You can read her insightful post about cooperative math problem solving right here and then

### Diffy – A Fun Subtraction Game!

Diffy is great for practicing subtraction, but it also requires students to think logically and identify patterns. It can be played with integers, negative numbers,

### Math Scavenger Hunt

Here is a fun math scavenger hunt to try with your students! How many zeroes are in one million? What is an object that is

### Send Your Kids on a Multiplication Scavenger Hunt

Multiplication problems are hiding all around the classroom, just waiting to be discovered by your students. Next time your class is feeling restless, and you

### Symmetry Game: Guess my Grid

Here is a fun game for practicing symmetry. The game can be played in pairs or as a whole class, and it’s based on the