Let students learn how math concepts are connected to the real world as they design their own TINY HOUSE! Area, perimeter, and geometry-- math is everywhere in this project based learning activity (PBL). Designing, creating, and problem solving are ke
Area and perimeter robots. Add a bit of fun and creativity when teaching area and perimeter. Students get the chance to create their own robots using grid paper, solve for the body parts' areas and perimeters, and record them in the robot's speech bubble.
This is an awesome trick for multiplication facts with Once you see how it's done, it's amazing. There is one where you make your fingers touch, but this is easier to see. I almost wish we taught multiplication!
Use it in the ESL classroom for a vocabulary unit on food or in the mainstream classroom for a fractions lesson. Get students to write a recipe for their pizza using fractions: "my pizza has of mushrooms, of olives, etc.