Developing Conceptual Thinking: The Concept Attainment Model Effective teaching in mathematics requires conceptual learning, inductive thinking, cooperative learning, critical thinking and dialogue in the classroom. The concept attainment model embodies […]

Originally posted on MatheMatters by Jacquie: Fractions – nothing elicits more emotional responses than FRACTIONS! Many students struggle with the operations of fractions, especially Dividing the fractions. Not only is…

Originally posted on MatheMatters by Jacquie: ? What better way to consolidate skills than with a game? Research has proven that when students work in a team, they feel safe…

Subtracting Fractions game that uses cooperative learning. This method is called Teams Games Tournament TGT. It combines competition with cooperation to add up to a fun way to review math fractions.

Are you looking for some fun and interesting resources for reviewing important Math concepts? All of these resources are EDITABLE, so you can either use them as is, or tailor […]

Fractions – nothing elicits more emotional responses than FRACTIONS! Many students struggle with the operations of fractions, especially Dividing the fractions. Not only is the division a little involved, but […]

Why not have fun while learning important math processes? This is the only game that my students ask for, time and time again. No kidding! Whether it is grade 9 […]

A very important idea: “You learn math by doing”: actively paying attention in class, actively studying, and working through all assigned work. If you want to be good at tennis, […]

A class is a community. And to become a trusting community, bonds must be built between students. What better way than to get to know each other. A question a […]

As a parent or teacher, have you ever had to explain and re-explain Adding and Subtracting Integers? Why do two negatives make a positive…..here are two methods that are clear for the students to understand. Let’s consider the following two examples. Example 1: 5 – 4 Example 2: 5 – (-4) Conceptualizing Example 1 is fairly straight forward… we can […]

All students have different learning styles; knowing one’s preferred learning style helps in a student’s meta-cognition. As a classroom teacher, if I am aware of the class distribution of styles, […]

Could your students use extra practice in multiplying fractions? Tired of same-old-same-old worksheets? This 48 question activity is for you. It is student tested, student approved and has many years of […]

Have you ever tried to use a Math Review game in class and it ended in CHAOS? If so, you need to try this Teams Games Tournament strategy for reviewing […]