## Math talks, Number talks, meaningful math discussions

Math talks are short activities (around 10-15 minutes) designed to provide opportunities for the students to make connections in mathematics and explain their thinking to their peers. There are questions/problems/pictures that encourage students to think of different strategies and realize that there is no one way to solve a problem. …

## Algebra-Simplifying Expressions, Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities

I love teaching algebra especially in grades 5 and 6 when students start to learn about variables, expressions, and equations. Although algebra might seem strange to them at first, as they start to understand the rules they begin to enjoy this new chapter in their math adventures. I cannot stress …

## Long Division Games (print and Digital)

Since the multi-digit addition and subtraction and Multi-Digit Multiplication games were a great success in my classroom and from what I heard in yours as well, I have decided to create a few for long division as well. The idea of these games is to motivate the students to practice …

## AM/PM, 24-hour clock, Elapsed Time – ideas, games, and activities

Learning time is often confusing for students as the concept of time is still abstract for many of them as it doesn’t connect to the other concepts of measurement. The students cannot see, touch, or weigh time. It is hard to visualize and compare time. Time does not use the …

## Teaching time, tips, activities, games, print and digital

Teaching time and specifically teaching how to read the analog clock and elapsed time is often a challenge for parents and teachers. The reason is that the concept of time is still abstract for many students as it doesn’t connect to the other concepts of measurement. The students cannot see, …

## Place Value – Representing and adding 2/3 digit numbers with manipulatives

Base ten blocks, bead strings, 100 grids, place value discs, and more manipulatives provide hands-on ways to learn place value, number concepts, operations, measurement, and much more. Students use these manipulatives to physically represent numbers so they can develop a deeper understanding. Building number combinations with manipulatives help students understand …

## Multi-Digit Multiplication Games- Print and digital

Many of you have been asking for 2-digit and more multiplication games. The truth is that I haven’t shared any because concepts like multi-digit multiplication that need the students to take time and do calculations are not offered for the best games. However, I have created some game-like activities that …

## Multi-Trap – multiplication facts, multiples, factors

The Binions are back for more adventures this time in a new game to practice multiplication and division facts, multiples, and factors. The game is an extension of the Multiplication Mission resource below. Multiplication Mission – arrays, properties, multiples, factors, division The game is played in two ways and it …

## Addition and Subtraction Games – print and digital

Below you will find a collection of free games. Most of the games have a print and google slides version and some of them have a web version as well. The links will take you to a post where you will find the instructions, the print files to download, and …

## Fractions Games and activities – Equivalence, make 1, compare, add, subtract, like, unlike

As per your request here are all the fraction games by Mathcurious. Most of the games are free and come with a google slides version as well. The task cards come with a free version. Introducing Fractions Multiplayer games – print and Digital (board games, memory game, and bingo cards) …