The Christmas season is a time of year when students can get easily distracted. Students need to keep learning and growing during the holiday season, but it can be hard to stay on track when so many fun things are going on. These Christmas math activities are the perfect way to keep your students ... READ *the* POST

## One Way to Guarantee More Rigor with Division Activities

Giving students more rigor in their division math activities is easier than you probably think. First, though let's define "rigor." Rigor occurs when students develop a better conceptual understanding of a math concept. When they gain procedural skills and fluency and can apply this new ... READ *the* POST

## What Your 3rd Graders Need to Learn About Measurement

Third grade is the year of learning "all the things" in math! It seems as if the authors of math standards decided 8-year-olds need to know a little bit of this and a little bit of that - but not master any of it. Of course, the star of 3rd-grade math is multiplication. It's the thing most students ... READ *the* POST

## How to Master Math Word Problems in 5 Steps

There are so many different techniques and tricks teachers use to help students learn how to solve word problems. The possibilities are truly endless. Of course, it seems everyone has difficulty solving word problems at every grade level and even into adulthood. How many of us have tried to do the ... READ *the* POST

## How to Get Your Students to Love Division

"There should be no such thing as boring mathematics." - Albert Einstein. If you have taught math to kids, you know this quote is accurate. If math activities are fun and engaging, your students are all in, and you can teach them just about any math concept. With that in mind, I found out how ... READ *the* POST

## 6 Questions to Ask About Math Jeopardy

Sometimes it's hard to keep students engaged in math lessons. Third-grade math is a pretty significant shift for students. This is the year they learn multiplication, division, and a lot of fractions. They inevitably grow sort of bored and weary of the day-to-day math instruction. That's when you ... READ *the* POST