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# Fun Algebra Easter Egg Hunt Activity

Just a quick post today to share a fun, quick Easter activity I’ve done in the past with Algebra/Pre-Algebra classes in case you want to try it… Fill up an odd number of Easter eggs with pennies (put the same number of pennies in each egg).  Hide the eggs in the classroom before class begins.Read more about Fun Algebra Easter Egg Hunt Activity[…]

# Fun (Free) Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Middle School Math Classroom

With my school going from pre-k – 8th grade, I have always felt kind of bad for the “big kids” on Valentine’s Day because it is business for them as usual while the lower grades are having parties.  That’s why I always try to do something a little different than a normal math class, butRead more about Fun (Free) Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Middle School Math Classroom[…]

# A Review Game That Students Love – ATTACK!

Today I am writing about my absolute favorite (and my students’ favorite) review game: Attack!  Let me start by listing the reasons I love this game: It requires NO PREP It requires NO MATERIALS (other than a chalkboard/whiteboard) It can be used in ANY SUBJECT It is easy to change up for different HOLIDAYS/SEASONS orRead more about A Review Game That Students Love – ATTACK![…]

# Pi Day: Ideas for celebrating 3.14

Pi Day (March 14th)  is fast approaching!!  With standardized testing all week, I really haven’t been doing much teaching, so I thought it would be fun to share how I plan to celebrate the biggest math holiday of the year with my classes next week… My Pi Day celebration begins withRead more about Pi Day: Ideas for celebrating 3.14[…]

# Bee My Valentine: Craft Idea for Kids

This is definitely not a “normal” post for me…but since this week has not really been a “normal” week at school with all our Catholic Schools Week activities, I figured I’d mix things up on my blog, too! Yesterday was our “Buddy Day” at school, where all the older kids were buddied up with theRead more about Bee My Valentine: Craft Idea for Kids[…]