Props to Parents!

By |2020-04-17T01:37:45+00:00April 10th, 2020|

If you're a parent, this video is for you! If you're a kid, show this one to your parents! There are a lot of heroes in this Covid-19 crisis.  First responders, fire fighters, EMTs, nurses, etc.  - They are totally doing their part! But a group that is overlooked, is parents that were NOT [...]

Fractions, Percentages and Decimals – It’s All Related!

By |2020-04-17T01:44:39+00:00April 10th, 2020|

This video is a crash course in how fractions, percentages and decimals are all related. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4hppjRtmMDE" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> Copy down the information as it is given to you and you should get a better understanding of how all 3 can be converted to represent one another. [...]

Adding and Subtracting Fractions

By |2020-04-17T01:40:12+00:00April 10th, 2020|

This video focuses on adding and subtracting fractions and continues from the fractions work we started last week.  The information is broken down to explain why common denominators are so important. What you need: A sheet of paper and some markers, colored pencils, or crayons. Afterwards you can create paper airplanes or cranes. 7 Origami Projects [...]

Fraction Friday!

By |2020-04-17T01:47:06+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 [...]

More Math Card Games

By |2020-05-12T04:27:29+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." [...]

Fun Math Card Game

By |2020-05-12T04:50:48+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 [...]