Area Battle

Today we are sharing another fun game to practice area and perimeter. For this game, the players need to place/fit rectangles on the board. Preparing the game requires some cutting and laminating but it is worth the trouble because you can use it to practice multiplication as well. Let’s see …

Teaching area, ideas, games, print, and digital activities

The concept of area like the concept of perimeter is used constantly in everyday life so students will already have an intuitive understanding of it. We need to use and link that understanding to the math activities in the classroom. Hands on activities and word problems that connect to real-life …

Polygon Party, Practice the Polygons’ Properties

Polygon Party is a fun card game that students can play to practice the polygons’ properties. It gives teachers and parents an opportunity for having discussions, clearing misconceptions and doing an informal assessment on polygons. Material cards or dice (if you don’t want to use a spinner) spinner (template included) …

Great Mathematicians: Pythagoras

Pythagoras of Samos Pythagoras of Samos was a Greek mathematician and philosopher (c. 570 – c. 495 BC). He is known best for the proof of the important Pythagorean theorem, which is about right triangles. He taught a group of mathematicians, called the Pythagoreans, who worshiped numbers and lived like monks. Pythagoras was a great influence on Plato. Pythagoras was born in Samos, a …