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Real Life Math Lessons

Real life math lessons are important to help students see the relevance in the lessons they are learning in class. Remember back to when you were in middle school? You were trying to be cool, thinking about the latest…

Teacher Life Hack Using Overhead Transparencies

Margo from Margo’s Math and More shared this great tip for using those left over overhead transparency sheets at your school. Turn unused overhead transparency sheets into overlays for comparing different fractions in picture form. Place the transparency sheets…

Managing the Paper Monster in Notebooks

For years I have been struggling to combine photocopied sheets with notebooks with minimal success UNTIL this year when a student showed me their idea and it took off in my classroom.  When I need my students to complete…

Are you “cursed” by Math?

To look inside this picture book go to this website and click look inside: Amazon.ca I read a lot of blogs via email. I love to see what other teachers are up to. The most common math concept that has…

Making Exam Review Fun

This week we are working on Math exam review in class. Every year I give students a “Math Exam” at the midpoint in the year aligned with when our local high schools are starting their official exams.  These are not official…

Math – The Grass Strategy

  Before I implemented the GRASS Math Problem Solving strategy in my classroom, I was getting incomplete answers. Now that my students have a structure to follow their answers are more detailed and focused.  GRASS is an acronym that stands for: Given, Required,…