A different approach to introduce your elementary students to multiplication is to combine it with art.
Graph paper solves a simple alignment issue.
As long as we have analog clocks on the wall, we’d better make use of those hands going around and around.
Students will use different problem-solving strategies, and creative writing, in association with Brian Wildsmith’s song.
The student will use estimation, calculation of percentages and subjective-reasoning skills.
Require that students show their work when doing long division.
It’s almost Pavlovian in nature, and sure to make your students’ mouths drool. It’s OREO Day!
From first grade all the way into high school math, these basics are taught, but not always remembered. To help your students with this fundamental, you may try everything from spoken and written reminders to three-dimensional examples. Here are some suggestions that may make your job a little easier.
We’ve all heard of the different tricks that can help students learn their multiplication tables. Learn a few tricks here and contribute to the conversation if you know some tricks of your own.
Change a student’s “name” for the day, by making it the answer to a secret question… the question is displayed on an index card that is safety pinned to the student’s chest.
Music makes everything better – and easier to learn and remember. Students will be able to identify all equivalent measurements of capacity by singing this song each day!
Students will increase their basic math fact knowledge and response time by playing a card game similar to “War.”
Activities for working with the number 13.