# Math blog posts

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Math Tasks Tips for you Classroom

A math task is an in-depth problem we present to students centered around one (usually real world) scenario. It requires a deep level of thinking as students make connections and problem solve. In this blog post, I give my 5 best tips for math teachers to help make tasks successful in middle and high school math classrooms.

Math Word Problems Can Help Students Make Sense of Math

We know real world application and context is an important part of math class, but do your students see word problems as a challenge or as a tool? The truth is they can be both! In this blog post, we take a look at examples of expressions & equations topics and how to help students think deeper by using word problems.

First Day Activities for Middle and High School Math

Ideas for distance learning and F2F classes at the beginning of the year for math class. These resources help the teacher get to know students in an engaging way during back to school, whether online or in person. See what your students remember of previous skills. Digital activities can be assigned through Google Classroom, and printable PDFs can be completed in class or sent home in work packets. Read more and start the year in a fun way!

10 Things Teachers MUST DO on the 1st Day of School!

Rules, procedures, and expectations must always be taught on the 1st day of school - but you should be doing other things on that first day, too! Read this list of 10 things every teacher must do on the 1st day of school to make that day more engaging and calming for your students.

9 Student-Approved Ways to Use Task Cards in the Secondary Classroom - Lindsay Bowden

These middle school classroom games and high school classroom games are a great way to review for a test! Task cards an interactive way for students to practice a skill. Some task card games use technology in the classroom while others require cooperative learning! The possibilities are endless. Click to find out more! #highschoolgameideas #middleschoolclassroomgames #teachertips #reviewgames #taskcardideas