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Blog for math teachers. The Sadlier Math Blog is a K-8 resource to support deep comprehension of math skills and concepts.

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Printable RAFT Writing Surface Area Activity, Grades 6–8

Today I'm sharing a surface area activity I've used in middle school classrooms since the mid-90s. I have since developed it to become a RAFT writing...

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Growth Mindset In Math –Teacher Mindset Is The Key To A Shift In Students

“Growth mindset” seems to be a buzz word in teacher training and education reform these days. There’s a lot of good research out there and many...

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Earth Day Math Activities for Middle School Students

Earth Day is a great way to interest students in how math can be used to understand the world around us. Today’s topic is how you can use ratios, unit...

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FUN Math and Poetry Activities Students Will Love, Grades 1–8

Are you looking for fun math and poetry activities you can use in the K–8 classroom? You can have students create poetry in the classroom by using...

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A Place Value Activity that Compares Populations, Grades 5–8

I don’t know about you, but sometimes my students have trouble telling how many times greater one thing is than another. They usually misread the...

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8 Ways to Compare Fractions in the Late Elementary Grades

In this post, I want to share a collection of methods that you can use with late elementary students, in Grades 3 to 5, to compare fractions. Plus,...

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