Play and Learn with Dominoes

Dominoes are great for practicing math and they should be in every primary class as they are an excellent tool for primary students to use. They are also a useful tool for practicing at home. There are many activities you can do using dominoes to model decomposition of numbers and …

Problem-Solving Strategies

There are many different ways to solve a math problem, and equipping kids with problem-solving strategies is just as important as teaching computation and algorithms. Problem-solving strategies help students visualize the problem or present the given information in a way that can lead them to the solution. Problem-solving strategies 1. Create …

EdTech Review -SPLASHLEARN

Splash Math, now Splashlearn is one of our favorite applications for reviewing math concepts and keeping students engaged. Below are 12 reasons why we think that Splash math is one of the best math applications for grades k-5. Splashlearn is a well- designed app that offers engaging material and makes …

Differentiating Math Instruction

Differentiating math instruction In a typical classroom of 25 students a teacher will find a variety of academic needs. Different academic needs means different abilities in the understanding of math concepts and different learning styles. Therefore, the instruction needs to be organized and adjusted to meet all the students’ needs …

Math Games. A valuable tool for teachers and parents.

Math games in the classroom or at home are a valuable instructional strategy that allows parents and teachers to review skills, offer more practice, promote social skills and more. Here are 10 benefits of incorporating math games in your teaching at home or in the classroom. Strategic thinking Strategic thinking is …

Games and Activities to practice Mental Math strategies.

Teachers and parents can turn mental math strategies into games by adding a time limit or a competitive element. Play is a powerful learning tool and practicing a strategy with a game makes math more interactive and fun. The following are some examples of activities you can do with students …

Mental Math Strategies

Dedicating time for teaching mental math strategies in the classroom or at home helps students become quicker and more efficient in solving equations. It improves their number sense skills and helps them identify relationships between numbers, and recognize patterns. However, we need to remember that we teach concepts first and …

Block it! – A fun way to practice multiplication facts.

Play is a powerful learning tool. As we all know, children learn best through games and that is the reason I always try different games with my children and my students to help practice math skills in a fun and exciting way. Practicing multiplication facts is often a boring task …