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5 Memorial Day Math Activities
Try these fun Memorial Day math activities to engage students who are drawn to discussions around the holiday and may find it as an entry point into mathematical learning.
Shaped Staff
April 16, 2021
Teaching Prime Factorization of 36
Learn about the difference between prime and composite numbers, and represent the prime factorization of 36 with division and a factor tree.
March 16, 2021
4 Fun Earth Day Activities for School
Honor the planet in your classroom with these fun Earth Day activities for middle school and high school students.
Danni Green
Writer, Girls Write Now
March 11, 2021
Embracing Inclusivity with Culturally Responsive Books for All Students
Teachers should read or assign culturally responsive books with characters of different cultures, races, religions, genders, and other identities to help them understand themselves and each other.
Jaleel R. Howard, MEd
Educator and UCLA Doctoral Student
Sam Blanchard
UCLA Doctoral Student and Former Teacher
February 23, 2021
Teaching Ratios and Unit Rates in Math
The heart of middle school mathematics is understanding ratios and rates. Learn about ratios, rates, and unit rates, and teach lessons about unit rates in the real world.
February 08, 2021
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