SamizdatMath

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By SamizdatMath
This is a set of 60 puzzles (20 at each level) of Advanced "Square Knot" Puzzles focused on practicing problems solving for early learners (K - 2nd grade) using addition and subtraction. The format is the same as other square knot puzzles, with
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Basic Operations
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Computation, Printables
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (14.94 MB)
By SamizdatMath
This is a set of 90 puzzles (30 at each level) of "Square Knot" Puzzles focused on practicing problems solving for early learners (1st - 3rd grade) using addition and subtraction.Why you should try these: One of the things that we should be
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Math Centers, Activities, Printables
$5.95
Digital Download PDF (10.96 MB)
By SamizdatMath
This is a set of 60 puzzles (20 at each level) of "Square Knot" Puzzles focused on practicing problems solving for early learners (K - 2nd grade) using addition.Why you should try these: One of the things that we should be emphasizing from the very
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Other (Math)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (9.36 MB)
By SamizdatMath
BY SPECIAL REQUEST! For those of you who enjoyed Coin KenKen and Ultra Coin KenKen, I know bring you TURBO COIN KENKEN: a 5 x 5 grid with half dollars, quarter dollars, dimes, nickels and pennies to arrange on a grid so that the values equal to the
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Math Centers, Activities, Printables
$2.49
Digital Download PDF (3.75 MB)
By SamizdatMath
798999119?129?Take 2:13412411484?74?Do your students struggle to count by 10s across 100? If they're doing mental math, then they probably will at one time or another. So why not help them practice this so they don't say things like "75, 85, 95, uh,
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (1.96 MB)
By SamizdatMath
Do you want to know what the problem is with all that math you think you're "teaching?" It's missing something, and no, it's not "standards," or "aims" or "concision" or cryptocurrency. No, it's missing something far more important.Your math is
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Graphing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.95
Digital Download PDF (6.01 MB)
By SamizdatMath
This activity is based on the documented lies told by the Former President of the United States (FoPUS), Donald Trump. Donald Trump is unique in that all his lies were counted and documented by various news outlets, including The Washington Post.
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Word Problems
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Other
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (1.84 MB)
By SamizdatMath
This "product" is an exercise in the form of a "lightly" competitive game that uses addition and subtraction on the number line (which was invented in 1685 by the mathematician John Wallis) that students can play in any number of configurations
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (1.27 MB)
By SamizdatMath
Are you sick and tired of drilling & killing your kids on the combinations of 10 and just saying, "okay, there's nothing fun about this, so let's just move on."Sorry, I've got to call BS on that. Because learning combinations of 10 is also an
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Math Centers, Activities, Printables
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (2.49 MB)
By SamizdatMath
Back in the 1980s (before most of you were born), the A & W hamburger restaurant chain tried to go head to head with McDonalds' new "quarter pounder" by creating and marketing a "⅓ pound hamburger." It was a spectacular flop. A research company
Subjects:
Applied Math, Fractions, Decimals
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (1.72 MB)
By SamizdatMath
This is NOT your typical "is this a prime or composite number, and if it is composite, show the prime factor" exercise. No, this is an activity that actually demonstrates how figuring out prime factors is linked to encrypting information securely.
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.95
Digital Download PDF (14.85 MB)
By SamizdatMath
This is a set of "inkblot" subtraction strategies that are much different from the cruddy old "drill & kill" worksheets with cutesy characters you probably are using. These activities engage your students in deep thinking about how subtraction
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Other (Math)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Computation, Printables
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (9.85 MB)
By SamizdatMath
Okay, you're teaching your kids how to do two and three column addition....WHAT A SNOOZE! I promise you, this is going to be fun! Here's how it works: you've taught your students about regrouping/carrying in multi-column addition, and they've done a
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.95
1
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By SamizdatMath
I know you've been holding your breaths for something to come out of the SamizdatMath laboratories, and here it is: The Fishy Addend Game! This is a "gameified" version of this activity, and I think it really rocks, for many, many reasons! a) It get
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (1.14 MB)
By SamizdatMath
There is no cutesy kids or animals in this activity; it focuses on the math without distraction.This is an activity where children practicing using the "count up" and "count down" activity to make change from whole dollar amounts ($1, $2, $3, and in
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Mental Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.96
1
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By SamizdatMath
Sforno is a game I designed to help children learn about different types of attributes. The game involves laying out a set of attribute cards, and then finding "connector cards" that illustrate their common or lack of common attributes. The game can
Subjects:
Math, Other (Math)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.95
Digital Download PDF (3.26 MB)
By SamizdatMath
Here's the problem: There are 100 seats on an airplane and 100 people waiting to get on. The first person loses their boarding pass, so they take a random seat on the plane. If the next person finds their seat occupied, they take another random
Subjects:
Math, Word Problems, Other (Math)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$5.95
Digital Download PDF (3.46 MB)
By SamizdatMath
This is the one and only collection of "MadHard" 'puzzlas' that I have been collecting, editing and finally, answering for more than a decade. Each one is designed to test the mathematical meddle of your kids, from 3rd through 8th grade. Are they
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Basic Operations
Grades:
8th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$16.00
Digital Download PDF (21.66 MB)
By SamizdatMath
56 puzzle challenges where kids use combinations of numbers vertically, horizontally or diagonally to make 56using any of the 4 operations in any combination. Mucho fun!
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff
$0.56
Digital Download PDF (1.08 MB)
By SamizdatMath
This is an investigation that first appeared in Harold Jacobs "Mathematics: A Human Endeavor." It uses a simplified billiard table with four corner pockets to model ratio and proportions, as well as give students the opportunity to conduct original
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Fractions
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Internet Activities
$7.95
Digital Download PDF (3.95 MB)
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Teacher of the Galaxy Award, given by members of the Remulon 8 School Committee

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B.A., Brown University, 1982 M.S. CUNY Brooklyn College, 1982, Elementary Education, specializing in mathematics.

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