# math ideas

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Get some anchor chart inspiration and find some great math teaching ideas.

We were playing around trying to figure out an easy way to memorize the different techniques for operations on fractions last Friday in my intermediate algebra class. Suddenly this simple pattern …

There's a good chance you have a pack on UNO cards at home or in your classroom. Here are 5 math games you can play with them.

So I know I've posted about fractions before, and the stations I used to work with the kids and develop the concept. But I feel the need...

Collaboration is one of my favorite things about my Inspired by Upper Elementary Facebook group. It’s a safe place where upper elementary teachers can ask questions, share ideas, and collaborate with one another. If you haven’t visited, you should definitely check it out! Recently, a teacher asked about the pros and cons of departmentalizing in upper elementary. The discussion that followed was amazing and included a ton of great thoughts, tips and ideas. The whole discussion had me…

Here's a trick I use for teaching kids to convert measurements: Horse to fly, multiply. Fly to horse, divide, of course. This has really stuck better with the kids than anything I have tried over the years. They can identify big to small multiply and carry it in their head. Horse to Fly = Poster/...

The key to getting your classroom to run smoothly and minimize behavior issues is to establish procedures and routines. This takes significant work and practice in the beginning but is well worth the effort! The following procedures are key to a successful teaching experience: Beginning the day — Enter the room politely; put away your backpack,…