Blog

3 Back-to-School Math Resources

3 Resources to Prep Kids for Back-to-School Math During the summer kids often spend their time running around, going on vacation, and enjoying some much deserved downtime. But unless they were engaged in specifically designed activities (like 25 Ways to … Continue reading

25 Ways to Practice Math at the Pool

25 Ways to Practice Math at the Pool  It’s hot. It’s sunny. You might feel like you have to choose between keeping your kids’ minds active and doing something like heading to the pool. Well, why not do both!? Below … Continue reading

Learning from Popular Apps & Games

Learning from Popular Apps & Games While there are plenty of educational games on the market, many of the games kids love have nothing to do with education… or so you think. Plants vs. Zombies, Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Bubble … Continue reading

15 Websites and Apps to Encourage Kids to Explore the Outdoors

15 Websites and Apps to Encourage Kids to Explore the Outdoors  How do you pull kids away from their computers and other devices and encourage them to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors? You get technology involved! We’ve taken … Continue reading

10 Awesome Apps for Teaching Fractions

10 Awesome Apps for Teaching Fractions When it comes to sharing a cookie, kids have no trouble making both parts equal. (Well, when they want to share that is! But that is a separate blog post). They simply divide the … Continue reading

Teaching Math with Pinterest

Teaching Math with Pinterest Pinterest can be a math teacher’s best friend. Teaching math with Pinterest involves learning how to use Pinterest effectively so that you can pin and keep track of all of the cool ideas and resources you … Continue reading

20 Math Boards & Pinners to Follow on Pinterest

20 Math Pinners and Boards to Follow on Pinterest Pinterest has become a teacher’s new best friend. While you can search for nearly any math skill or topic and find a wealth of ideas, you can also get inspiration by … Continue reading

Fun Word Problems for Every Grade Level

Word problems help kids combine their math and reading skills and apply them to new scenarios. They also build critical thinking and problem solving skills because they require kids to figure out what the problem is asking them to do … Continue reading

Teaching Kids to Use a Multiplication Table

Multiplication is one of the basic building blocks of mathematics. Kids who fail to learn their times tables will find other concepts in math, such as division and algebra, extremely difficult. Most kids will quickly learn to use a multiplication … Continue reading

Comparing Numbers: The Alligator Trick

Comparing Numbers: The Alligator Trick Kids learn to count in order, but understanding which number is the biggest or smallest in a pair often proves trickier. Throw in the confusing greater than (>) or less than (<) signs and their … Continue reading