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Additional Math Strategies

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners participate in various math strategies. In this mathematical concepts lesson, students experience several math strategies, such as using foldables, angles, and using colored pasta. Learners use these manipulatives to help them...
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Multiplying Binomials Using the Distributive Property

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Where many multiplying binomial lessons introduce the tool of FOIL and move on, this video presentation really delves into the how's and why's of the distributive property. Careful treatment of distribution and explicitly written out...
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Making Math More Fun

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Address fundamental math skills with a series of fun math board games. With 25 games that focus on addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, and percentages, kids will quickly find that math practice is their favorite...
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“I Can” Common Core! 2nd Grade Math

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Help your second graders monitor their academic accomplishments with this Common Core math standards checklist. With each standard written as an I can statement, this is a great resource that provides young mathematicians with clear...
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Small Ten Frame Cards with Dots

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Solidify your mathematicians' addition and subtraction skills using this ten frame printable. Here, you'll find small, ten frame cards with dots representing numbers 11 to 22, equipped to enhance math strategies and boost proficiency. 
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Factoring Trinomials by Using the Punnett Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Factoring is one of the first places in math that a young algebrist runs into multiple ways to work a problem. For the more concrete learner who needs a visual structure for problem solving, this presentation of factoring using a Punnett...
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Ferris Wheels—Using Trigonometric Functions to Model Cyclical Behavior

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Have class members going in circles as they model the path of a Ferris Wheel using trigonometric functions. Building on the previous lesson in this series on transformations, learners use trigonometric functions to model wheels of...
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Open-Ended Problem Solving - Math

For Teachers 6th
If you are looking for an end-of-the-year math assessment, then this instructional activity could be for you! Your mathematicians are assessed on their ability to solve difficult, multi-step word problems that take quite a bit of thought...
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“I Can” Common Core! 1st Grade Math

For Teachers 1st Standards
Any first grader can master the Common Core math standards with this checklist! With each standard rewritten as an affirmative I can statement, children are provide with clear goals to work toward throughout the school year. Display an...
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Common Core State Standards 1st Grade Math

For Teachers 1st Standards
Here are the complete set of the math practice standards and the Common Core standards for first grade. They cover operations & algebraic thinking, operations in base 10, measurement and data, and geometry. Illustrated nicely with...
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Math Doodles

For Students 2nd - 9th Standards
Discover the joy and excitement of improving your math fluency through four different puzzles. Combine those with 25 different ways to represent numbers and you have hours of enjoyment that can be fun outside of the classroom as well.
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Fact Learning, Mental Computation, Estimation

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Need help with mental math in your classroom? This guide is full of tips, tricks, and examples to help the teacher encourage learners to use their brain instead of a calculator. Practice problems are included with reasons how to use...
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Many Ways to Do Addition

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
A great aspect of teaching math is that children have the freedom to solve problems using a variety of different strategies. The focus of this lesson is for young mathematicians to become aware of many ways of answering addition...
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Thinking Things Through Thoroughly

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Problem solving is a skill of its own. Learners use a variety of problems to encourage mental math and logic to get the correct answer. Guiding questions are provided along the way to encourage the right way of thinking to help tackle...
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Trigonometric Ratios: Sine

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What happens when you don't have enough information to use the Pythagorean Theorem? Time for some trig! The second lesson in a series of four introduces the definition of sine, teaches how to find the sine ratio of a right triangle, and...
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Academic Math Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 4th
The ABCs of math are so important. Find commonly used math terms in a 42-page packet. Each page has the word, a place to write the definition, and a place to give specific examples of the term. A must-have for all math classrooms!
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Vocabulary Cards 1st Grade M-Z

For Teachers K - 2nd
Clarify key math vocabulary terms with this series of printable cards. Three different versions of each term are provided; one with only the word, one with the word and a picture, and one with the word, a picture, and a definition. Note...
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Menu Math

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Getting a meal, side dish, drink, and dessert can be delicious—but it can be expensive too! Practice addition and subtraction with money in a activity that focuses on a sample menu, complete with task cards and word problems.
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7th Grade Math "I Can" Statement Posters

For Teachers 7th Standards
Translate the Common Core math standards into a series of achievable "I can" statements with this collection of classroom displays. Offering posters for each standard, this resource is a great way to support your seventh graders as they...
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A Classroom Guide to Peter H. Reynolds's Creatrilogy

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help young readers find, identify, and use their voices with a set of empowering activities based on Peter H. Reynolds' trilogy of books. Sky Color, Ish, and The Dot focus on recognizing moods and treating each other kindly, and their...
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Forensics: Get a Clue

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Although the methods are all scientific, forensic science was started by police officers rather than scientists, who relied on observation and common sense. Young detectives use many tools to solve crimes around the school in a...
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Indiana K-12 Educators’ Resource Toolkit

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Imagine a tool that magically engages readers in the classroom. A handbook for Indiana educators doesn't guarantee success, but it does offer a variety of strategies for teachers to try. The handbook opens with research-based theory...
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Calm in the Classroom

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore conflict resolution.  In this character development lesson, students decorate paper plates to use as puppets. Students role play scenarios in which classroom problem solving is practiced.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Higher Education Issues

For Students 9th - 12th
As your college-bound scholars prepare to leave the nest, this political cartoon analysis will have them thinking about current issues facing their generation. Background information helps them access 2 political cartoons regarding...