We found 647 reviewed resources for math strategies for classroom use
Multiplying Binomials Using the Distributive Property
4 mins 8th - 11th CCSS: Designed
Where many multiplying binomial lessons introduce the tool of FOIL and move on, this video presentation really delves into the how's and why's of the distributive property. Careful treatment of distribution and explicitly written out...
Literacy Beyond the Language Arts Classroom
3rd - 5th
Celebrate reading across the curriculum with a collection of lessons and worksheets that bring literature and informational text to life in math, science, social studies, and music. Each resource prompts interdisciplinary instruction while helping learners build meaningful connections that make learning relevant from multiple perspectives.
Factoring Trinomials by Using the Punnett Square
10 mins 8th - 11th CCSS: Designed
Factoring is one of the first places in math that a young algebrist runs into multiple ways to work a problem. For the more concrete learner who needs a visual structure for problem solving, this presentation of factoring using a Punnett...
Fact Learning, Mental Computation, Estimation
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Need help with mental math in your classroom? This guide is full of tips, tricks, and examples to help the teacher encourage learners to use their brain instead of a calculator. Practice problems are included with reasons how to use...
Estimate the Measure of an Angle Using Benchmark and One-Degree Angles
6 mins 4th - 5th CCSS: Designed
Have you ever wondered how to estimate the measurement of an angle? As you will see, angles are everywhere and because this is true, benchmarks can be used to compare and estimate an approximate measurement. First, the lesson reviews how...
A Classroom Guide to Peter H. Reynolds's Creatrilogy
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Help young readers find, identify, and use their voices with a set of empowering activities based on Peter H. Reynolds' trilogy of books. Sky Color, Ish, and The Dot focus on recognizing moods and treating each other kindly, and their...
Ten-Frames – A Games Approach to Number Sense
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
"How can you help students visualize numbers in a way that is compatible with our base-ten number system?" The answer is simple: use ten-frames. Whether they're being used as a part of classroom routines or as instructional tools, this...