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Math Jokes: 101 Silly Jokes and Puns to Make Students Laugh

Why was the geometry book so adorable? Because it had acute angles.

Okay…I admit that was corny, but we all know math isn’t always the most exciting subject to teach. That means you have to find strategies to make lessons fun, like gamification in the classroommath puzzles. or — in this case — math jokes that will lighten the mood and brighten the vibe in your classroom.

And besides, the best math jokes can actually help teach concepts from math lessons. Just think of the possibilities: Students can use these jokes as devices to remember how to solve different math problems!

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Prodigy Success Story: How Two Teachers Transformed Maths

Prodigy Success Story: How Two Teachers Transformed Maths

The hurdles

Significant funding cuts, a shortage of 1,000 computing and 1,850 maths teachers, limited access to functional devices, average class sizes of 36 pupils: this is the stressful reality in which educators in state schools across England — and the UK — live. What’s more, they face the ever-present challenge of motivating and providing differentiated instruction for maths pupils.

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How to Use Prodigy to Fight Summer Learning Loss

Nothing quite compares to that feeling of accomplishment at the end of every school year.

You tirelessly deliver skill-building content to students every day — and as the year wraps up, you get to see all your hard work paid off.

So, why do students seem underprepared when they return the following school year?

Summer learning loss studies have found students can lose more than a month of academic learning from the previous school year. What’s worse, this decline happens more in math skills than any other subject.

Luckily, kids can practice math on Prodigy all summer — preventing summer learning loss and possibly even improving their math skills!

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A blog post about how to best use Prodigy when you don't have enough one-to-one devices in the classroom

How to Use Prodigy Effectively Without 1:1 Computer Access

I want to use Prodigy Maths but don’t have a computer for every child in my class. How can I effectively implement technology in my classroom?

☝️ Despite technology becoming more ingrained in 21st century classrooms, this is a common concern many teachers share.

However, if you’re in a school with low supply of information and communications technology (ICT) — a reality you believe is negatively affecting pupil learning — there are still ways to use Prodigy Maths in your classroom!

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35 Multimodal Learning Strategies and Examples

Even the most confident educational leaders can find themselves asking the same questions, over and over.

Are students listening?

Are they engaged?

Are they learning the way they should?

All kids learn differently, and sometimes it can feel nearly impossible to find a curriculum or plan that works for an entire school. That’s where multimodal learning comes in.

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14 Powerful Math Websites for Middle School Students

As a school leader in the digital age, one of your greatest responsibilities is to ensure teachers are using quality math websites that can engage students, monitor their progress, close learning gaps, and address individual needs. But because they vary so much in quality, finding the best ones poses a real challenge.

Middle school, in particular, can be a trying time for students as their adolescent brains transition from tangible, foundational math concepts to more complex and abstract ones. So, here’s a list of 14 math websites for middle school that will greatly enrich your students’ learning experience.

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4 Easy Ways for Multiplying Exponents [+ Activities]

What do earthquakes, the stock market, computer science and nuclear physics all have in common?

They all involve multiplying exponents.

Exponents are an essential part of algebra, polynomial equations and higher-level math courses, but many students struggle to understand how to work with them. You’ve gone through exponent rules with your class, and now it’s time to put them in action.

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Free 1-12 multiplication chart for teachers [Plus memorization tips]

Students are constantly learning new and complex content as they progress through their education.

At a young age, they’re introduced to multiplication — something that’s used in everyday life, from simple math when grocery shopping to complex calculations on tax forms.

A simple way to teach students how to multiply is through a multiplication chart or multiplication tables. These charts help students memorize various multiplication equations, so they can come up with answers quickly and accurately.

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