Did you know that there are THREE ways to define a trapezoid? If you're not sure which definition you're supposed to be teaching, check out this blog post from Laura Candler! You'll learn strategies for teaching kids to classify trapezoids, and the post includes a sorting freebie as well as links to additional hands-on resources for classifying quadrilaterals.

As educators, we strive to be experts in everything. But it's only by doing some things badly that we learn to grow and improve. Help your fifth grade math students learn fractions, decimals, volume, coordinate planes, and more with these free and fun math games. #math #teachingmath #fifthgrade #teaching #teachingresources

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Order of operations can be frustrating to teach, but it doesn't have to be. Read this post to discover some fun and effective strategies for teaching order of operations, and download two review and practice printables to go with the lesson. #orderofoperations

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Looking for a fun math game for St. Patrick's Day? You're in luck with this free Leprechaun Luck Game! In order to win, your students will need a bit of luck, but they'll also discover that winning the game takes more than luck! Better yet, this game is a great way to introduce basic probability concepts. #mathgames #probabilitygame #leprechaungame #freebie #freemathgame

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Six reasons to teach calculator skills to upper elementary students, including how calculators foster mathematical thinking. Free calculator quiz in the post!

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Teaching order of operations is fun and effective when you use the mini-lessons, bingo games, task cards, and tests in this bundle! Perfect for 4th grade and 5th grade order of operations lessons!

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Kids love playing Island Conquer, a free pirate-themed math center game for practicing area and perimeter. Click over to Laura Candler's blog to download this freebie now!

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Mystery Number Detectives is an exciting math activity that reinforces math vocabulary and helps students develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts. It's also a fun math test prep game that your students will beg to play!

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Kids love playing Island Conquer, a free pirate-themed math center game for practicing area and perimeter. Click over to Laura Candler's blog to download this freebie now! #mathgames #areaandperimeter

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Place Value Partners is a fun place value game that's like playing Battleship with numbers! Your kids will love playing this math game in math centers, with cooperative learning partners, or in small guided math groups. CCSS aligned!

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Teach your students how to classify quadrilaterals using the hands-on lessons, activities, and games in Classify It! This ready-to-use resource from Laura Candler includes a lesson, a sorting activity, a challenging (but fun!) math game, and two quizzes that will help your students master quadrilateral classification! #mathgames #classifyingquadrilaterals #classifyingpolygons #quadrilaterals #mathfun #hands-onmath

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Math games are super-motivating for kids, but they need to be more than fun. Math games also need to be effective instructional tools. Check out these tips for teaching with math games, and download a freebie that includes an easy lesson on how to be a good sport. #mathgames

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Kids love playing Island Conquer, a free pirate-themed math center game for practicing area and perimeter. Click over to Laura Candler's blog to download this freebie now!

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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Order of Operations Bingo! It's the BEST way to practice order of operations because it's super motivating and fun! Players must get the answers correct to win, so they're motivated to work carefully. Includes 2 levels of game materials and tests: 64 unique printable Bingo boards, 48 Bingo calling cards with math problems, and leveled tests. Level 1 problems don't have exponents, but Level 2 problems, do. Aligned with 5th grade CCSS math 5.0A.A.1.

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Place Value Teaching Resources and Freebies in Laura Candler's File Cabinet

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