## How Do Dentists Use Math?

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students how math is used at the dentist? Dentists use tons of math every day! From using fractio

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How Do Dentists Use Math?

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students how math is used at the dentist? Dentists use tons of math every day! From using fractio

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Using Area Models to Divide in 4th Grade

An area model is a visual strategy to divide using a rectangle picture or model.

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How to Teach Perimeter of A Rectangle

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students how to find the perimeter of a rectangle? Try these tips!

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How to Teach Adding Fractions With The Same Denominator

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students how to add fractions with different denominators? Try these tips to teach about...

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How do bakeries use math?

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students how math is used in baking?

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How to Teach Different Types of Angles in Geometry

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students the different types of angles in geometry?

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Do architects use math? Showing your students the geometry in architecture!

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students how area and perimeter are used in everyday life? Enter architecture. Teaching students

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The Best Tips to Help Students Measure Using a Protractor

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students how to measure an angle using a protractor?

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Using Area Models to Multiply in 4th Grade

An area model is a visual strategy to multiply using a rectangle picture or model.

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5 Ways To Encourage Your Students To Show Their Thinking

Do you have trouble getting your upper elementary students to show math work? Here are 5 ways that I have found that encourage students to s

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8 Division Read Alouds for Your Upper Elementary Math Class

Do you need a picture book for teaching division? Check out these 8 math read alouds that would be a great addition to your upper elementary

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Dyscalculia: What is it and How Do I Help?

Do you need help teaching dyscalculia students? If so, read on! Here is information on dyscalculia in elementary schools, and helpful tips

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“New Math” Terms Every Teacher Should Know

Raise your hand if you walked into your first teaching job and you felt like they were speaking a foreign language in math.

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15 Multiplication Read Alouds For Your Upper Elementary Classroom

Do you need a picture book to teach multiplication in your upper elementary math class? Here are some of the best multiplication read...

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The Ultimate List of Picture Books About Fractions

Need a read-aloud to teach fractions in your 3rd grade math, 4th-grade math, or 5th-grade math class?

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4 Important Math Items to Cover at Parent-Teacher Conferences

Do you need help figuring out what to discuss with your 4th-grade families at parent-teacher conferences coming up?

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5 Research-based Benefits of Coloring in Math Class

Here are 5 research-based benefits that will make you feel confident about giving your students a math coloring activity

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5 Math Picture Books about Place Value

Do you need a great read-aloud to teach your upper elementary students place value? These math picture books are wonderful because they...

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3 Ways to Make Math Visual for Students in Upper Elementary

Research shows us over and over again how important it is for students to have visual aids in mathematics.

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5 Best Math Manipulatives for the Upper Elementary Classroom

Do your upper elementary students struggle to visualize math or make sense of problems? These are my top 5 best math manipulatives!

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