As I watch the Super Bowl (along with millions of other Americans), I'm thinking of all the math questions I could pose to my elementary math students tomorrow. Have some fun with these and take … [Read more...]

## Algebra for 2nd and 3rd graders

After we learned about money, it's easy and fun to extend that to algebra. My students know that dimes are worth $.10, nickels are worth $.05, and pennies $.01. (At least I hope so.) Anyway I put … [Read more...]

## Mall Simulation – Fun week of math learning!

I have the luxury of having two years with my students (4-5th grade). I went through all the standards I needed to teach to see if I could pull out some big fun ideas out of them. I came up with … [Read more...]

## Magic Math Fun using Money (1-3 grade)

Money is a fun and accessible way to teach a lot of math skills. Here are some quick ideas: 1 - Counting dimes and nickels is a simple way to teach adding and subtracting tens and fives. For … [Read more...]