# Division/ Math Ideas

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Mental Math Anyone? Okay, I admit that when I hear the phrase "Mental Math" I automatically think that kids will have a hard time with it. Our county is really pushing that we do this with our kids each day. They even gave us a few examples. So, what does a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher do? I tried one. My kids did awesome! Okay....they did pretty poorly. I knew right then I had to back up and teach some strategies and vocabulary that would help them. First of all words like "double it"…

Outside Geometry Review Today we finished our math review folder! We've been working on this a little each day for about 2 weeks. The ...

Need creative ways to teach division? This post has tons of ideas to use to help make teaching division easier and more interesting!

My 7 year old first grader has been using manipulatives to learn multiplication concepts. She recently got a deck of division flash cards from her grandmother and wanted to learn division too. So I…

Ever wonder what to do with the kids who always finish early?? Well, during math time, my students get to play math games. When they finis...

Wow! What a week! I an linking up (albeit a little late) with Doodle Bugs Teaching's Five For Friday! 1. We have had some really weird weather this winter here in Phoenix - Record lows, record highs, and record rainfall (all within 10 days of each other, and then THIS... SNOW! IN PHOENIX! These two were taken at my husband's office... 2. Family Math and Science Night Did you see this post over at Classroom DIY? Jenaya, The Lesson Plan Diva posted the directions for this awesome mental math…

Math for elementary age students involves learning addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, telling time, fractions, graphing and lots of memorizing. Unfortunately, somewhere in the middle …

Hello Friends! I hope you all had a wonderful day! The weather is beautiful and I enjoyed dinner sitting outside today! Now I am inside blogging and grading papers. I have to confess...I fell asleep grading papers last night. I took a two hour nap and then when to bed early! I think I would have slept through the night, but my contacts were bothering me. I cannot fall asleep tonight because my stack of paper grew today when we did a lab in class and I collected all of their lab papers…

Help introduce or reinforce multiplication and division with children's literature. This list includes all the best books to teach multiplication and division, and help them learn the tricky facts!

Learning the long-hand division process takes patience and practice. Rather than using worksheets for all practice, allow students to play exciting games from time to time. When competing to win the ...

Learning long division just won't get any better without lots of practice! Drill, drill, drill just doesn't do the trick, and can make...