# Math

Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in mathematics.

- Game-Based Learning
### Turning Math Into a Game

Building a sense of play around math problems encourages students to engage and collaborate. - Literacy
### Reading and Writing in Math Class

Creating a magazine gives students a chance to learn about real-world applications of math. - Blended Learning
### Getting Rid of the Lecture Bottleneck

Getting rid of the lecture in math class means that students can work at their own pace while teachers differentiate instruction. - Mobile Learning
### Using Math Apps to Increase Understanding

These 10 free or low-cost apps turn learning math into a game. - Student Engagement
### 9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics

Keep your high school math students engaged with these techniques. - The Research Is In
### A Case for Finger Counting

New research suggests that young children may make gains in math by counting with their fingers. - Math
### 7 Real-World Math Strategies

We asked our audience how they’re using the real world to teach math and compiled their most intriguing responses. - Teaching Strategies
### What Does a Million Look Like?

An effort to help third graders visualize large numbers turns into an ambitious project to build a model of a million. - Teaching Strategies
### Self-Assessment in Middle School

Inspired by John Hattie, a middle school math teacher encourages students to articulate and measure their own learning. - Lesson Plans
### The Great Gingerbread House Project

Keeping fourth graders engaged in math in the run-up to winter break is easier with this sweet project. - Technology Integration
### Effective Technology Use in Math Class

Ensuring that the technology we bring into math classes fosters active engagement is key. - Student Engagement
### Promoting Productive Struggle in Math

Giving middle school students tough problems in advance of instruction pushes them to work like mathematicians. - Teaching Strategies
### Recognizing and Alleviating Math Anxiety

Math anxiety affects almost half of elementary school students. Spot the symptoms and use these strategies to counteract it. - Creativity
### 22 Simple Ideas for Harnessing Creativity in the Elementary Classroom

Look through the door of one classroom and you might see the students hunched over, not engaged, even frowning. Look through the door of another classroom, and you might see a room full of lively students, eager, engaged and participating. What is the second teacher doing that the first one isn't? He or she is using creativity in that classroom. - Teaching Strategies
### 6 Ways to Help Students Understand Math

Help students better understand math by presenting multiple examples, encouraging collaboration on alternative solutions, and framing the class with a clear agenda and effective summary.