Looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate Pi Day virtually with your students? Try this Digital Pi Day Activity to practice operations with decimals & build problem solving skills. Pi Day is just around the corner and here at Math Geek Mama we are so excited! An entire day dedicated to math (and tasty treats)? What more could you ask for!? This is an especially great opportunity to help your students get excited about math. This Keep Reading...

## How to Teach Dividing Fractions With Models | FREE Practice

Looking for a meaningful way to teach dividing fractions by fractions? This FREE digital activity for google slides uses area models to make sense of dividing fractions so your students understand the standard algorithm. Dividing fractions is probably one of the trickiest standards to teach in sixth grade. Then add using models on top of that and it is easy to feel overwhelmed! We so often skim or skip over using and teaching models with our Keep Reading...

## Virtual 100th Day of School Math Activities {FREE Resources}

Looking for ways to make your 100th day fun and festive while teaching remotely? Find simple ways to include virtual 100th day math activities in your celebration. The official date changes from year to year, but sometime in January we usually hit our 100th day of school. This is a fun milestone to celebrate and helps us to press on to finish the school year well. If you are meeting in person, you might like some of the ideas in this post: 100 Keep Reading...

## DIGITAL Solving Linear Equations Error Analysis {FREE}

Want to deepen your students understanding of linear equations? Grab this free digital sample of solving linear equations error analysis tasks to highlight common mistakes and learn from them. One of my favorite strategies for engaging students and really pushing them to think about a concept is with an error analysis task. Sometimes this might mean analyzing and correcting their own errors so they can learn from them and look for ways to Keep Reading...

## Pumpkin Pie Counting Cards | Printable + DIGITAL

Looking for a fun way to practice counting, subitizing and fine motor skills? Why not combine all three with this fun set of pumpkin pie counting clip cards! This simple and low-prep math activity would be fun before Thanksgiving break, or even on pi day to celebrate the number pi. And if you really want to make things fun, add a slice of pumpkin pie as a treat to go along with it, because after counting all the dollops of whipped cream, you and Keep Reading...

## {FREE} Thanksgiving Fractions | Printable + Digital Challenges

Are your students ready for an introduction to fractions? Food is always such a great motivator when it comes to math, ha! So this Thanksgiving, provide a little extra fraction practice using these Thanksgiving Fractions Puzzles and digital challenges. Using Thanksgiving turkeys and pies, help your kids to see and write fractions as parts of a whole. And when you're ready, use these visuals to begin comparing, adding and subtracting Keep Reading...

## DIGITAL Pythagorean Theorem Practice Problems {FREE}

One of my favorite math topics to teach is the Pythagorean Theorem. I love how practical it is and how (usually) straightforward it is once you understand what the formula means. This is key though--students must begin by understanding what a, b, and c represent and how they relate to each other. Otherwise, the formula is just meaningless letters and solving problems becomes mere guesswork. I love to introduce it with something concrete such as Keep Reading...

## Digital Order of Operations Puzzles {FREE Download}

Order of operations is one of those math concepts that causes confusion for so many. So even though you may need to provide lots and lots of review and practice, it doesn't mean it has to be boring worksheets. This set of missing number puzzles will force students to think about order of operations in order to solve the puzzle correctly. And if you're teaching virtually, or just prefer to go paperless, you'll love this digital, interactive set of Keep Reading...

## {FREE} Would You Rather…? Ratio & Percent Tasks | DIGITAL

Do your students struggle to make sense of ratios, proportions and percent? Engage them in meaningful, real life math with this free set of ratio & percent tasks. While tutoring some middle school students during the summer, I wanted to make sure they had a deep understanding of ratios, proportions, unit rate and percent before heading on to high school. These math topics can often be rushed or skipped over or relegated to a mere formula Keep Reading...

## Pattern Puzzles to Build Algebraic Thinking | DIGITAL Puzzles

Do your kids see the connection between arithmetic and algebra? Build fluency with operations and problem solving skills with these engaging pattern puzzles for grades 3-5. Mathematics is often referred to as the science of patterns. Noticing patterns in numbers, operations and the world around us is what math is all about. So I love finding unique ways to practice looking for patterns with my kids. These triangle pattern puzzles introduce Keep Reading...