Word problems are an important part of math instruction because they show students how they can use the math they are learning in the classroom in real life. A skill they will be using constantly ...

# Mathematics

## 5 Telling Time Activities That Are Actually Fun!

Telling time is an essential skill that students will use for the rest of their lives, but it can be a little tricky at first. That's why I like to make sure that my lessons on this topic are super ...

## How To Align Activities With Your Specific Standard Without The Headache

Have you ever read through your state standards only to scratch your head and say, “Where do I even begin?” Okay, I’m about to share all my secrets. In fact, what I’m about to show you is exactly what ...

## How To Increase Math Fact Fluency

First, let’s talk about what math fact fluency is and is not. Fluency is the ability to recall the answers to basic math facts automatically and without hesitation. It does not mean we start teaching ...

## Build Math Fact Fluency with Little Effort

At the ripe age of seven, I received the best gift ever. Santa brought me a math keyboard! Of course, this was the time before computers were a household item. It was like an advanced computer ...

## How To Play Simply STEAM Digital Math Games

Like many teachers, you may be in the depths of distance learning right now. Trying to get the hang of conducting classes virtually. It’s a lot, I know! But don’t worry; you aren’t as limited by the ...