Encouraging students to find math everywhere they go

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Retired, but still teaching
Welcome to my blog! I am a retired 5th grade math & science teacher. Although I retired this past May, I can’t seem to resist the urge to teach math. As teachers, we are always trying to challenge our students to think and to wonder. To ask questions. To come up with reasonable solutions. Now… Read more

How many ways can you make a dollar?
Happy New Year! I took off a few weeks for the holidays, but I’m ready to find lots of math in 2020! Here we go… Skills: Equivalent sets of coins

Santa Bucee
If you are visiting my site, I would appreciate your feedback. Please leave a comment and let me know what I can do to make this site more applicable to your students. Thank you! Skills: Multiplication, Division, Estimation (rounding)

Washington Monument 2
Skills: Subtraction, Fractions, Convert feet to inches

Washington Monument 1
Skills: Addition and Subtraction of whole numbers

Flying fox!
Skills: Multiplication

So fast!
Skills: Convert miles to yards, Multiplication

Slow and steady wins the race!
Skills: Multiply a decimal by a whole number, Convert miles to yards

Pizza, Please!
Skills: Multiplication, Division

Feed the birds!
Skills: Add fractions, Divide whole number by a fraction

Sugar Cookies
Skills: Add fractions, Equivalent fractions
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