Category Archives: Education

4 Ways to Teach Math Through Storytelling

Long before the written word, significant cultural ideas passed from generation to generation through storytelling. It is an artform meant to be shared among community members. Whether you’re looking for ways to celebrate Math Storytelling Day on September 25, or … Continue reading

16 All-Star Math Games for Kids

Are you looking for math games designed to spark kids’ interests? If they’re sports fans, then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up the most extreme math games for kids who love sports. Whether they’re fans of football, … Continue reading

Top 6th Grade Math Games

In sixth grade, most students have an understanding of basic mathematical concepts and begin learning about more advanced concepts, such as solving equations with variables, understanding ratios and proportions, and working with negative numbers. Students may also encounter problems that … Continue reading

How to Use Pac Man to Teach Math

We bet you’ve spent hours guiding Pac Man around the screen on your computer or at your local arcade, but have you ever considered using Pac Man to help teach math? The classic arcade game actually lends itself well to concepts … Continue reading

The 20 Most Awesome Math Games for Fourth Grade

By fourth grade, kids have mastered the basics of addition, subtraction, and multiplication, and are ready to move on to more complex skills. They start to learn about division, factoring, fractions, and decimals. In geometry, students start to understand the … Continue reading

9 Games to Teach Multiplication in Third Grade

While rote learning and memorization are generally frowned upon in today’s world of math education, when it comes to helping kids learn multiplication, sometimes those repetitive practice methods are exactly what’s needed.  Taking timed multiplication quizzes and playing multiplication games … 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

Teachers on Instagram – Top 10 Educators Using Instagram

  Move over Twitter and Pinterest! More and more teachers are using Instagram to share information and connect with students, parents and other educators. From creatively announcing homework assignments to sharing classroom experiences and concepts through photographs, educators are finding … Continue reading

8 Ways Teachers Use Twitter

Twitter users may be limited to 140 characters when they tweet, but that does not limit teachers’ use of the social networking platform or the impact of their tweets. Today, teachers are tweeting more than ever. While some are simply … Continue reading

Money Games for Kids

There’s a million ways to learn about money, and every child should know how to recognize different coins, add coins to find the total, and use them correctly in real world situations. To get started introducing your child to money, … Continue reading