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Math Jokes for Kids and Teachers
Introducing humor in a mathematics class, at any level, can help reduce students’ math anxiety and make math more interesting. Mathematical humor can be demonstrated in many forms: direct questions, stories,

Subjects:

Math, Other (Math), Critical Thinking

Grades:

Kindergarten, 1^{st}, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters

MINI BUNDLEOrder of Operations Maze WITH Parentheses/Brackets AND Exponents - Level 3 - 77 Worksheets with Answer Pages Included in this MINI Bundle.(YES Exponents & YES parentheses/brackets and of course multiplication/division &

Subjects:

Numbers, Order of Operations

Grades:

5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

Algebra Maze - BUNDLE (this is a "growing" bundle so get it now while it's still small!)
These algebra mazes gives the students a fun and differentiated activity while allowing for quick and painless grading! This is a great activity for students

Subjects:

Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Worksheets, Homework, Centers

MINI BUNDLE - Algebra Maze - Level 2 - Two-step Equations
These algebra 1 worksheets help with understanding of using the distributive property which is a key concept in algebra and pre algebra.
These algebra mazes gives the students a fun and

Subjects:

Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Homework, Centers

MINI BUNDLE - Algebra Maze - Level 3 - Combining Like Terms
One way to simplify an expression is to “combine like terms.” This Algebra 1 - Basics Worksheets of algebraic statements for the student to simplify and combine like terms and then

Subjects:

Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

Beautiful and Inspirational Math Quotes
We need to remember that math can be inspirational and we need to help our students see the beauty in it. Check out these Math Quotes that show the beauty, relevance and inspiration that math has to offer. I

Subjects:

Math, Other (Math)

Grades:

4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Homeschool, Staff

Types:

Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters, Centers

MINI BUNDLE Algebra Maze - Distributive Property
Download these fun distributive property worksheets. Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions found on the printable worksheets and then solve for X.
These algebra 1 worksheets

Subjects:

Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

Unlucky Zeros is a great game for teaching the concept of multiplicative inverses. The terms multiplicative inverse and multiplicative reciprocal, which mean the same thing, are difficult for students to remember and understand when they're first

Subjects:

Math, Fractions, Numbers

Grades:

4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Games, Centers

Distributive Property - Distribution Picnic
The distributive property is frequently a difficult one for students to understand and practice. Visuals can go a long way in making it easier for them BEFORE you get into a discussion on how to use

Subjects:

Algebra, Numbers

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Centers

MINI BUNDLE - Algebra Maze - Level 1 - One-step Equations
These algebra 1 worksheets help with understanding of using the distributive property which is a key concept in algebra and pre algebra.
These algebra mazes gives the students a fun and

Subjects:

Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

The Pythagorean Rules! Game gives kids the opportunity to practice solving the Pythagorean equation, which states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other

Subjects:

Math, Measurement, Numbers

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Games, Centers

Algebra Maze - Level 1 - One-step Equations - Level 1c
These algebra 1 worksheets help with understanding of using the distributive property which is a key concept in algebra and pre algebra.
These algebra mazes gives the students a fun and

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

Algebra Maze - Distributive Property - Level 5a
Download these fun distributive property worksheets. Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions found on the printable worksheets and then solve for X.
These algebra 1 worksheets

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

Algebra Maze - X's on both sides - Level 4a
These algebra 1 worksheets help with understanding of using the distributive property which is a key concept in algebra and pre algebra.
These algebra mazes gives the students a fun and differentiated

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

Substitute numbers for variables in expressions, and graph and analyze the relation. The chosen value is then entered into any one of four equations (as the x-value, thus determining the y-value).
Math File Folder Games are specifically designed

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Order of Operations

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Games, Centers

Algebra Maze - X's on both sides - Level 4c
These algebra 1 worksheets help with understanding of using the distributive property which is a key concept in algebra and pre algebra.
These algebra mazes gives the students a fun and differentiated

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

Algebra Maze - Level 3a - Combining Like Terms
One way to simplify an expression is to “combine like terms.” This Algebra 1 - Basics Worksheets of algebraic statements for the student to simplify and combine like terms and then solving for X.

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

Algebra Maze - Level 1a - One-step Equations
These algebra 1 worksheets help with understanding of using the distributive property which is a key concept in algebra and pre algebra.
These algebra mazes gives the students a fun and differentiated

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

Types:

Activities, Homework, Centers

NOTE: These bookmarks are INCLUDED in my Math Jokes for Kids and Teachers BOOK as a bonus!
What's included with the Bookmarks:
40+ math jokes and counting. These bookmarks will continue to update and grow. With every 5 jokes added the price will

Subjects:

Math, Other (Math), Gifted and Talented

Grades:

Kindergarten, 1^{st}, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Algebra Maze - Level 2 - Two-step Equations - Level 2c
These algebra 1 worksheets help with understanding of using the distributive property which is a key concept in algebra and pre algebra.
These algebra mazes gives the students a fun and

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Homework, Centers

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

**Justin Holladay:**
I'm a Math Teacher and now iOS Game designer, I have a passion for helping students reinforce essential math skills which has led me in attaining my B.Ed. and B.A.S. in Mathematics/Science from the University of Lethbridge.

When I'm not in the classroom sharing mymath apps or collaborating with teachers on new ways to implement best practices using the math games, I'm in my secret lab developing and designing new **printable math games** to be utilized in the classroom.

MY TEACHING STYLE

There's more to math than 2+2, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that interactive math games for kids will have a bigger impact on your students than just improving their ability to add. Here are six tangible, real-world benefits of math games that you could be taking advantage of today.

It's the lament of math teachers worldwide that students would rather be kicking a soccer ball than memorizing their multiplication tables. If you incorporate the same numbers into games, challenges and word problems, however, you'll turn the exercise on its head and give them a reason to care. Cool math games for kids will entice them to learn much more than cut-and-dry lessons.

The most fun math games for kids are the ones where students work together in teams to reach a common goal. In addition to making math an exciting, enjoyable subject with the thrill of competition, group games will also encourage sharing, communication and cooperation among peers. They'll have to talk to each other and strategize together to win.

Speaking of strategy, math games are one of the best ways to open a child's mind to higher-level thinking. For example, budgeting or financial games will require them to think ahead and plan for the future. Factoring games (free) will force them to consider multiple solutions before deciding on the best one. They'll need to think sideways, creatively, instead of just tackling problems head-on, and this is a skill that will benefit them for their entire lives.

Math games improve more than just counting. For example, printable math games for kids will also require them to read, write and comprehend words, so they'll be boosting their literacy skills while also developing their mathematical ones. All of the important thinking areas of the brain will be fully engaged.

Many students are insecure about their math skills. They tend to internalize their failures or buy into stereotypes like "I'm never going to get it" or "I'm too much of a girl to be good at math." Math games can help reverse these attitudes and perceptions. With every win, the child will have more and more faith that they can understand math, and this confidence will seep into their other subjects too.

If you're an algebra teacher, you've probably heard this one before: "But what am I going to do with it?" Math games will ensure that children never ask this question. They'll have seen and applied math to a variety of subjects, problems and events throughout their early childhood education, so they'll grow up understanding how useful and necessary it is.

These are just a few of the benefits you'll enjoy when you incorporate math games into the classroom. You don't have to break the bank for them, either. You can find plenty of low-cost and free math games for kids in my TPT store. Good luck! Happy counting!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

One of my iOS math apps Jack and the Beanstalk a Mathematical Adventure is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award!

My websites (MathFileFolderGames.com) is among the HomeSchool.com Top 100 Educational Websites of 2016!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

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Oh, I also strongly believe that math games are a great tool to involve parents, guardians, siblings and other important people in the child's life. It is a great way to facilitate the home and school connection.

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Math should be fun!!GRADES

PreK, Kindergarten, 1^{st}, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Homeschool, Staff

SUBJECTS

English Language Arts, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Math Test Prep, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Statistics, Word Problems, Algebra 2, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Mental Math, Decimals, Place Value