To Solve a Math Problem (in Spanish or English): Visualize!

One book I highly recommend for anyone who teaches math above the the fourth grade level, all the way up to doctoral students, is Writing to Teach Mathematics and Science. Connolly and Vilardi give a TON of ideas, including drawing out the problem. Students were so engaged (meaning they didn’t whine and quit watching!) with  videos

Doughnuts and Adding Fractions

Introducing Fish Lake and it’s PowerPoint and PDF titled, “Doughnuts and Adding Fractions.” This lesson uses doughnuts to illustrate adding fractions with like denominators and takes students through the steps of adding mixed number fractions that also have like denominators. You can view and download the “Doughnuts and Adding Fractions” PowerPoint presentation and PDF below:

Internet Field Trip: An Overview on Teaching Fractions

Here’s a good Internet Field Trip. We’re drawing closer to Spring. But what exactly does that mean? So, the first day of winter in a given year was Dec. 21st. The first day of spring in a relative year is March 20th. Here’s your winter breakdown: 10 days in December 31 days in January 24

Awesome Resources for Teachers: Ojibwe (Chippewa)

Since we’ve already told you about some awesome resources when it comes to the Dakota (Sioux) people we figured we’d let you know about some awesome Ojibwe (Chippewa) resources also! The Ojibwe are featured in our games Fish Lake, Making Camp and Forgotten Trail so the culture is a big part of 7 Generation Games. The great thing

Video: Math Terms

It’s Friday and here’s your educational resource of the week from 7 Generation Games. Sometimes, students just don’t know what you are asking Check out this great video called, “What’s The Word” that teaches addition, subtraction, and multiplication terms. We all know that we’re going to need math in the future, so knowing the right

Video: Native American Tobacco

It’s the end of the week and that means that it’s time for the Freebie Friday. Today’s freebie is a video on how tobacco is considered sacred by most Native American tribes. The video talks about the way that tribes use tobacco and the reasons behind it. You can view the culture video below. Tobacco

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Yes, Your Kids Can Learn Division on YouTube

Do you feel as if you’ve been home with your child for 50 days, not five? Should the number 50 be multiplied by the number of children you have at home? Yes, yes it should. If you’ve decided that summer came early and your children are going to spend the next however long this quarantine