5 Easy Ways to Build Math Fact Fluency with 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders
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5 Easy Ways to Build Math Fact Fluency with 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders

We all know the first floor of a house has to be solid before you start building the second floor. (No squeaks or shaky ceilings in my house, please!) The same goes for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade math students.  They need to build a solid foundation in mental math before they can add start…

3 Fun Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts during the Summer
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3 Fun Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts during the Summer

Sun and fun…as summer approaches loading up my Third Grade and Fourth Grade Math students with multiplication math fact practice is the key to avoiding the summer slide.  Practicing multiplication facts throughout the summer helps upper elementary students ease into higher math with less time focusing on solving the facts and more time dedicated to…

Practice Multiplying by 12 with Games, Activities and Songs
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Practice Multiplying by 12 with Games, Activities and Songs

Once students have mastered basic addition and subtraction, then they are ready for the fun stuff. One word, multiplication.  This is a concept that I feel can go two ways for students. They are either thrilled to be learning something new or they have major anxiety about the unknown of multiplication.  Whatever the case may…

Spring Math Activities for the Upper Elementary Classroom
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Spring Math Activities for the Upper Elementary Classroom

The birds are chirping! The flowers are beginning to bloom! It is Spring time. That means it is time to integrate Spring FUN with math. Why not take that time to brush up on multiplication facts.   Knowing multiplication facts with instant recall is so important for numerous other math topics including adding and subtracting…

Ways to Practice Greatest Common Factor in the Elementary Classroom
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Ways to Practice Greatest Common Factor in the Elementary Classroom

Your elementary students are learning division and multiplication skills. Part of those math skills include understanding greatest common factor in the math classroom.  GCF is also important in beginning to understand, add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions! Understanding the largest number divides into a set of numbers will help your students practice division and multiplication…

Black History Month Math Activities for Upper Elementary Students
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Black History Month Math Activities for Upper Elementary Students

  Most teachers share content related to Black History Month in social studies and reading classes, however, I think Black History Month should be a focus in all content areas.  There are so many contributions Black, Indigenous, and People of Color have made to math. Recognizing these contributions during Black History Month is so important…

Martin Luther King Jr Must-Do Activities for Your 3rd and 4th Graders
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Martin Luther King Jr Must-Do Activities for Your 3rd and 4th Graders

On the looking for some Martin Luther King Math activities?  Then you’re in luck!  This post is full of great ideas you can use with your 3rd, or 4th grade classroom and homeschool students!  Use them as review, for math center or stations, with small groups, for whole group lessons, and more!   Your students…

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Thanksgiving Math FREE Fun to Entice Your Third Grade Math or Fourth Grade Math Students

Gobble! Gobble! It is almost turkey time. That means it is time to integrate Thanksgiving FUN with math. The days leading up to the holiday can busy and hectic.  Why not take that time to brush up on multiplication facts.   Knowing multiplication facts with instant recall is so important for numerous other math topics…

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Entice Your Beginning Multiplication Student To Practice Their Facts with Math Games

      I don’t have to tell you how important mastering Multiplication Math Fact Fluency is for Third Grade, Fourth Grade and Fifth Grade Math Lessons.  Some students like traditional practice methods like flashcards and paper pencil – other students enjoy computer apps and games and still other students learn best through engaging games and activities.  Personally,…

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Make Distance Learning Easier with Boom Digital Learning FREE Multiplication

School buildings may be closed right now but I know dedicated teachers, like you, are looking for a new and exciting ways to engage your Third Graders.  Have I got a great idea for you? Like you, I have been exploring numerous apps and websites, like Clever, IXL and Seesaw, to come up with ways…