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Students apply their knowledge of math by rewriting word problems using equations. In this word problem lesson, students build upon previous knowledge as they set up the correct steps to solve word problems. This lesson is full of hints for teachers to teach math better.
Students learn basic measuring techniques by measuring a chair. In this measuring lesson plan, students are asked to measure the various parts of a chair, and then record their measurements. Then they have to calculate different math problems based on the measurements of the chair.
Do you want to practice arithmetic skills from simple addition facts, to cubes and square roots, to solving one-step equations? Here is a great app for practicing and learning everything from arithmetic practice using integers to solving simple one-step equations.
Is there a way to connect creative thinking, logical reasoning, mathematical understanding, and humor? You bet there is! Kids begin by creating creative math quizzes, which require creative thinking to solve. For example, 1+1=24, one equals a dozen so 24 would be the answer. Then they each write a creative story that revolves around a math activity, which can acutally be taught. The stories are compiled and presented to younger students. The activity culminates in a reflective survey and a discussion on the effectivness of creative thinking being used to augment regular math instruction.
Make math fun with a great pattern-matching app. Learners decipher patterns in the crackers, and then add and multiply the numbers to find a sum or product. A fast-paced game that challenges even your most confident mathematicians!
What do the original thirteen colonies have to do with fractions? This learning game puts them together. Tackle those improper fractions and mixed numbers by using hands-on manipulatives. Cuisenaire rods, fraction bars, recipes and games are used to explore the properties and relationships between various fractions. Learners create mixed numbers from improper fractions and solve equivalent fraction equations. Note: This is a full unit!