When the Common Core Math standards were created so were the Standards of Mathematics Practice. Many of us are aware that the Standards of Math Practice (otherwise known as the SMP's) were developed as a set of behaviors and habits of mind to support great math thinking in our students. ...

# Math Ideas

Are you looking for math ideas that you can use ASAP? Look no further! Search through the math ideas below.

## Math Books That Will Change Your Teaching Blog Hop

Today I am participating in the Math Books That Will Change Your Teaching Blog Hop organized by Brandi of The Research Based Classroom. Take this journey with me and 11 other excellent educators as we discuss books that have changed our teaching. Each blogger will be giving away a copy of the book ...

## Great Math Questions

Within the last couple of weeks, I have been participating in a book study hosted by Donna of Math Coach's Corner. We have been reading and discussing Teaching Numeracy 9 Critical Habits to Ignite Mathematical Thinking by Margie Pearse & K. M. Walton. The book is a really great one in that it ...

## 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 ...

## 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 ...