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Fraction Friday!

By |2020-03-30T16:54:06+00:00March 30th, 2020|

 This paper-folding activity is great for getting students familiar with fractions. Here's what you need: A sheet of paper and some markers, colored pencils, or crayons. Afterwards you can create paper airplanes or cranes. (See how here!  7 Origami Projects for Kids) The question what is the sum of 1/2 and 1/3 This  in [...]

More Math Card Games

By |2020-03-30T16:54:22+00:00March 27th, 2020|

A continuation of the card game that can be used with elementary students learning basic operations, or with older students with more complex variables. In this version we take it up a level with some new variations, and we also talk about a neat trick for those dreaded nine-times-tables called the "rule of nines." What [...]

Fun Math Card Game

By |2020-03-30T16:52:42+00:00March 26th, 2020|

This card game can be used with elementary students learning basic operations, or with older students with more complex variables. What you need: A bored kid (or two or three) Any math concept (addition, multiplication, division, even exponentials!) A deck of ordinary playing cards A pencil and paper for each player What makes it fun [...]

Quarantined Educational Diversions

By |2020-03-24T22:26:54+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

Top 3 list:  Science Mom and Math Dad Monday through Friday 8-10 am these two release excellent content that should keep kids occupied. They've created a program called "Quarantime" which consists of math and science education for students of all ages. They even come with worksheet accompaniment. You can find them at facebook.com/sciencemom Kahoot! If [...]

Back from Fort Benning!

By |2020-03-23T23:36:46+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

I've been gone for a bit, have missed my tutoring students, but I'm back and available for appointments! So, where have I been and what have I been doing? Graduating from BOOT CAMP at Fort Leonard Wood, and then OCS at Fort Benning! Oh, and I got ENGAGED! So big changes. But I'm back to [...]