Math / STEM

Collection by Lynda Brown

Lynda Brown
60 amazing apps for STEAM - This is a list of educational apps for students in grades K-12. It covers the subject areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, art, and Mathematics.

60 amazing apps for STEAM - This is a list of educational apps for students in grades K-12. It covers the subject areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, art, and Mathematics.

"Visual for Quadrilaterals"

Math Charts

I love looking at other teachers' charts; I get so many ideas for my own classroom! When I visit other teachers' classrooms, I'm always trying to jot down great ideas for charts. Here are a...

Count and sort various sizes and colors with this make your own math game.

Count and Sort Posting Box Maths Game - The Imagination Tree

Make a fun posting box resource for early counting and sorting skills with the added benefit of fine motor practise and problem solving too! The enduring appeal of dropping and posting through holes will make this a real favourite game with toddlers to school age kids, with possibilities to extend the learning for the older...Read More »

Use Cheez-Its to teach area & perimeter.... fabulous idea!

Spring Fever, Lockdown, and Student Work

My mind has been on Spring lately. The weather here has been such a tease. The sun coming out and the temperature warming up one day, and the rain, clouds, and wind coming back with full force. It is funny watching my students try not to be distracted by the weather outside. Sun or rain. Thursday before last it was particularly difficult to keep them on task because we had a full on lockdown of the school. They wanted to know what was going on and if there was any scary person in the halls…

fraction decimal percent

Math Equals Love | Math Teaching Blog by Sarah Carter

Nine weeks into the school year, I am still in love with foldables. I feel like they have made such a difference in the attitudes of my students toward

19 Spooky STEM Projects For Kiddos This Halloween

19 Spooky STEM Projects For Kiddos This Halloween

Baking soda ghost goes BOO(m).

How to teach using repeated addition to find total number of objects in an array (2.OA.2). All ideas are FREE!

Addition Arrays and Cereal

We've been having so much fun AND learning a ton in math lately by using repeated addition to find the total number of objects in an addition array. It's taken us a while to get to this point, but the hard work has paid off. Read on for several FREE activities: We first learned how to partition rectangles. Click on the picture below to get this introduction activity for free! We practiced partitioning rectangles (and circles) with two centers that are included in this product. Click on the…

Math art project for kids. Use Pi to create a city skyline!

Math Art for Kids: Pi Skyline

Create fun math art with kids by graphing a pi skyline or cityscape using the numbers in pi. A creative Pi Day activity to celebrate Pi Day in a creative way.

Ooh, I like this anchor chart.  Great visual representation of factors, products, and multiples!

Introducing Multiplication with a Hundreds Chart

After reviewing our basic multiplication and division facts, we are extending the journey with patterns of multiplication. The next goal we have is to familiarize students with factors and multiples so they can understand the patterns of multiplication. Some great anchor chart examples: If you want to try factor trees: Then I found several activities that used hundreds charts. I'm using laminated hundreds charts for these activities. You can find free copies any number of places. Click here…

Mental math work

A Backwards Glance While Moving Forward

Wow! What a week! I an linking up (albeit a little late) with Doodle Bugs Teaching's Five For Friday! 1. We have had some really weird weather this winter here in Phoenix - Record lows, record highs, and record rainfall (all within 10 days of each other, and then THIS... SNOW! IN PHOENIX! These two were taken at my husband's office... 2. Family Math and Science Night Did you see this post over at Classroom DIY? Jenaya, The Lesson Plan Diva posted the directions for this awesome mental math…

Free Worksheets for 3D Shapes... #math

Free Worksheets for 3D Shapes...

Teachers, if you are teaching about solids in geometry, use these free worksheets in your classroom for your students to match 3D shapes ( ...


This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.

Math Notebooking

How to Set Up Your Math Interactive Notebook

I started using math notebooks in 2010. I wanted one place for my students to keep all of their notes and work so that they could use it as a reference whenever they needed it. It evolved over time into what I am sharing with you today. I let the students make a cover page to personalize their notebook. They then use the next four pages for the table of contents where they write the date, topic and what page that topic can be found on. After those four pages, the students start numbering…