Third Grade

Tic-tac-toe game for teaching multiplication
If you teach math, you are well aware of how essential it is that students learn basics such as multiplication and division. Of course math shouldn’t be all about rote memorization but if you believe it is a waste of time for students to memorize 9 x 7 = 63 […]

Teaching multiplication: Lesson Plan

Kid playing making camp
One in a series on problem solving tips from our game Making Camp, this short video shows how to make a problem easier by only keeping essential information. What is ‘essential information’, anyway ? In Making Camp, players practice multiplication and division skills while learning math problem-solving strategies. They’ll also […]

VIDEO – Problem Solving Tip: Throw it out

Hunter walking 3/6 of the way to a meeting place
Fractions, that’s usually a math concept that students either love or hate. From what I’ve observed while in the classroom, and from personal experience, that love or hate stems from whether students understand the concept or not. Here is a ten minute lesson that can be extra helpful for students […]

Ten minute lesson: Fractions