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Subtracting Fractions: Best Game for Reinforcing Key Concepts

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.

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Integers: Teaching Tips and Effective Resources!

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… 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 […]

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Multiplying Fractions: A 48 Question Chaos-Free Card Game

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 research behind it.  This is a Teams Games Tournament strategy in which 2 students play against 2 other students in a fun, yet organized game.… Continue reading Multiplying Fractions: A 48 Question Chaos-Free Card Game