# Category: Math Strategies and Ideas

### Using Jamboard in the Classroom

With all of the stress that teachers are under at the moment, I wanted to share a program that has been a lifesaver and time-saver for me in my classroom over this past year: Google Jamboard. What is Google Jamboard? It’s a digital whiteboard that students can write on or

### Linear Equations and Inequalities Mistakes

Do your students struggle with common linear equations and inequalities mistakes? I know mine did before I started using these strategies in my classroom. Here are my strategies for combating the top four linear equations and inequalities mistakes that I see students make! Linear Equations and Inequalities Mistake #1 With

### English Language Learners in Math

When it comes to supporting English Language Learners, there is a lot of general advice on best teaching practices. But as a math teacher, you are probably stuck wanting to know more about English Language Learners in the math classroom. Here is some of my best advice for helping ELLs

### Focused Note Taking in Math

Picture this: teacher at the front of the room, lecturing, writing notes on the board and a classroom full of students frantically writing away just for the sake of writing down the information. I’m sure you know this scene all too well. You go over a topic, give students notes

### Using Metacognition in the Classroom

Students struggling with using metacognition in the classroom? You are not alone!  I’ve been a math teacher for over 15 years and lately I’ve noticed that students are lacking an intuitive sense when it comes to solving math problems. They do not seem to understand when the answer they have

### Engage Students using Distance Learning Resources

Knowing the right distance learning resources to use to help your students is a must. Kahoot, IXL, Formative, and Screencastify are only a few examples.

### Run 3-2-1: A Game of Differentiation and Accountablilty

Run 3-2-1 is a classroom game of accountablility and differentiation. Use with your math class as a fun practice or test prep.

### Google Forms in the Classroom: Why You’ll Love Them

Using Google Forms with escape rooms, quizzes, and practice is a great way to provide instant feedback for students and to collect valuable data!

### How To Strategies that Will Help Students Pass the Math STAAR Test

From vocabulary, games, strategies and more, these ideas will help your students conquer the Algebra STAAR and any EOC or unit exam.

### The Amazing Game of “Squad”: Everything you Need to Know

This fun Algebra or middle school math review game of chance and strategy holds students accountable for learning the material.