Games in the Secondary Math Classroom
I have always used games as a way to review math concepts. However, TpT has challenged me to make them more meaningful, relevant, and attractive. My students are more likely to buy in when the game has a polished look, clear instructions, and directly relates to the skills they have been learning in class. I have refined many of my own games that are available at Free to Discover. There are also some wonderful games from other sellers that I would like to highlight in this post.
Integer rules cootie catcher
Tracy Bednarick, a 6th Grade Teacher, used my blank cootie catcher template to make this impressive maths teaching aid, and has kindly agreed to share it on the site. CLICK HERE to download integer…
Math Brain Teaser Challenge! (middleschoolmathman.blogspot.com)
Sometimes the best classroom ideas come once textbooks are turned in, no new math lessons are in the plans, and the school year is winding down! This year, whether it was a result of creativity or tha
End of Year 8th Grade Math Review : Middle School Math Stations
This resource includes nine stations that allow your students to review many important 8th grade math skills. Perfect for the end of the year or the beginning of an Algebra 1 course for skills review. Use as many or as few of the stations as you wish - they are not numbered! In addition to the stations there are "hint cards." You can decide whether or not to give the hint cards to the students as they work through the stations.
Co-Teaching: How to Make it Work | Cult of Pedagogy
Co-Teaching: How to Make it Work - When done well, co-teaching offers benefits for both students and teachers. When not done well, it can be confusing or downright frustrating for all involved.
Squares and Square Roots Bingo
This bingo game is designed to help students practice their squares and square root facts. This math game includes 30 different game boards and 26 calling cards. The calling cards include the squares of numbers 0-12 and square roots (of perfect squares) 0-144. It is an excellent game for middle scho...
My students struggle with word problems. So, at the end of every unit I have my students work in groups using 3-4 task cards. Its great because I can quickly differentiate without having to worry about creating leveled worksheets or making copies. Thank goodness! I also use my task cards for a game of SCOOT. If you are not familiar with the SCOOT game, I essentially place one card on each students desk and give them 2-3 minutes to solve it. When time is up they SCOOT to the next seat to…