Posts Tagged: Math Vocabulary

FREE Math Vocabulary Game, Vocabulary French Fries

FREE Math Vocabulary Game “My students knew how to solve the problem! They were just stuck on the math vocabulary words they didn’t know!”   “I never thought of using a math vocabulary game. I just introduce the words before the lesson and have them copy it in their notebooks.”   “My students like math vocabulary games, but sometimes the games are just boring and they don’t want to play them.” Ever heard any of these statements?…

Algebra Interactive Notebook Ideas & FREE Foldables

This quote makes me laugh. I’ve never bought 64 watermelons and wondered how much it cost if I gave the farmer $200 and had $7 left. In fact, I don’t like watermelons, so I would never even buy one. (What in the world would I do with 64 of them???) As I search for ways to engage students in secondary math and to make the concepts meaningful, I continue to add ideas to their interactive notebooks.…

“We’re not allowed to use number sense.”

Go ahead and read the title of this blog again. I’ve been thinking about it for almost 24 hours. It’s what my 4th grader told me last night after dinner. He and his sisters were allowed to choose anything they wanted for dinner. They chose a famous chef’s ravioli concoctions.…

A Vote for Vocabulary

“Language permits us to see. Without the word, we are all blind.” –Carlos Fuentes “Language is not merely a means of expression and communication; it is an instrument of experiencing, thinking, and feeling … Our ideas and experiences are not independent of language; they are all integral parts of the same pattern, the warp and woof of the same texture.…