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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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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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How to do Long Division in 6 Steps [With Pictures]

You’ve guided your class through most of the big units: addition, division, subtraction, multiplication. But here’s another tricky one:

How to do long division.

A 2012 study published in Psychological Science found that 5th graders’ understanding of fractions and division could be directly linked with how well they understood algebra in high school and performed in higher-level math classes — even after controlling for various socio-economic factors.

No pressure, right?

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5 Ways To Make Teacher Professional Development Effective [With Examples]

Every educator has at least one tale of a teacher professional development session gone wrong. But how can you avoid those mistakes?

It’s difficult to plan and execute creative opportunities for teachers to continue to build their skills. Many school leaders will admit that professional development is the last thing on their mind in the middle of a busy school day.

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Classroom Rules

37 Classroom Rules for Student Success

For many students (and teachers), the idea of classroom rules feels oppressive, stifling and sometimes just downright unfair.

It’s difficult to balance the need for order and structure with the desire to build a collaborative, fun environment for learning. But proper classroom management techniques include developing rules that guide student learning and set expectations around classroom behavior.

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