Area and circumference of a circle often gives our students their first taste of geometry during the year. Also, it seems like students see formulas for the first time when learning this topic. Usually, they don't come to us understanding how to plug values into formulas. That means that we have to teach the idea of using formulas to them as well as how to find the area … [Read More...] about 10 Activities for Finding Area and Circumference of a Cirlce

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#### 12 Activities to Practice Multiplying and Dividing Integers

Multiplying and dividing integers doesn’t seem like such a difficult topic, but for some students they can’t seem to keep it straight. Sometimes, it feels like they … [Read More...] about 12 Activities to Practice Multiplying and Dividing Integers

#### 11 Activities that Make Learning Absolute Value A Snap

In 7th grade we teach students about mean absolute deviation. When we first started teaching, it we kind of glossed over absolute value because it seemed so … [Read More...] about 11 Activities that Make Learning Absolute Value A Snap

#### 10 Activities to Make Unit Rate Stick

Unit rates show up everywhere. What an awesome topic to teach kids- they'll definitely have lots of opportunities to use it in their "real" life. Unit rate is so applicable which also makes it something students may understand a little bit more easily. When … [Read More...] about 10 Activities to Make Unit Rate Stick

#### 12 Days of Christmas Math Activities for Middle School

The month of December is a crazy time of year in the classroom. The kids are excited, and the teachers are excited too. Fortunately, there's some easy ways to add seasonal spice to your math classroom. Some simple adjustments, like adding seasonal clip art … [Read More...] about 12 Days of Christmas Math Activities for Middle School

#### 12 One Step Equation Activities That Are Out of this World

In 8th grade we expect that students already know how to solve one step equations. Many of them do, but there are others that struggle with them. I work with students who qualify for math lab, a second dose of math during the day. The majority of my … [Read More...] about 12 One Step Equation Activities That Are Out of this World