Here are two FREE online math games that come by way of the Oswego City School District. These games provide a great way for students to practice basic addition facts while having fun at the same time. My favorite is called Sum Sense - Addition. In this game students work on creating a ...

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## FREE Back to School Tips & Tricks

The return back to school is right around the corner. Mandy from Mandys Tips 4 Teachers decided to host a Back to School blog hop. In celebration of this blog hop I will be providing 2 back to school tips and 1 FREE math activity for Back to School. Spare Pencil Cup- All of us have students ...

## Cool Summertime Math Websites

Summertime is quickly approaching. We know that over the 2 - 3 month timeframe, considerable summer loss can occur. To help support your students be sure to share the Cool Math Resources sheet. This sheet includes 6 helpful math websites that students can use over the summer to ...

## Pi Day Resources

It's Time for Some Pi Recently a colleague asked about various activities that can be used to celebrate Pi Day on March 14th (3/14/14). I began searching for ideas and ran across several wonderful resources. Below you will find ideas to help you celebrate Pi ...

## Got Tasks? Part 2

Hopefully you had a chance to read my 1st post on Got Tasks. I featured two resources that would be helpful in gathering great tasks to use in your classroom. This is part 2 of a 3 part post. How do you know when something is a good math task? Posing well developed math tasks to ...

## Mystery Bag Number Activities

Are you looking for a way to engage your students in new and interesting ways? Then the mystery bag activity is just for you! Purchase 6 gift bags from your local Dollar Tree or Walmart. In fact, the bags used in this example were 2 for a $1.00. The total cost of the 6 bags from the Dollar Tree ...