Why make a list? I think my first list was to Santa and I am sure the first thing on it was a pony. We all have opportunities in our daily lives to make lists; groceries, packing, daily to-dos. And making a list in math is a great way...

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April calendar is available click this link for a PDF copy calendar April 2017 Enjoy our MANGO Math calendar. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter for answers. Check us out on Pinterest as well.

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MANGO Math March 2017 Calendar Enjoy the fun of MANGO Math’s March calendar These problems provide students with great algebraic thinking skills. Students will start to understand concepts regarding balanced equations. A student can add or subtract the same number of shape or multiply or divide by the...

Read MoreMANGO Math curriculum was used by Marian University’s Summer Learning Institute in their mission to stop and reverse summer learning loss and to offer a unique vehicle for helping to build the STEM infrastructure in Indianapolis, IN. Summer Learning Institute was continuing a 5-year longitudinal research study on Promising...

Read MoreMANGO Math decided to ask people about how math is involved in their work. We decided to take different professions and each month address a different type of job that elementary and middle school students dream of becoming. First one is Athletics people that have both played the game and...

Read MoreGuess and Check – My favorite strategy! Guess and check is exactly what it sounds like. You guess a number, plug it into the problem and see if it works. If not, guess again. This is a strategy I used a lot in school as it was good practice....

Read MoreProblem solving strategies or what I like to call “creative thinking activities” are a necessary component of teaching students math. It helps students expand their perspective and intelligence. Research shows that everyone can learn math to high levels. It is experiences that grows the brain, reviewing and thinking more deeply causes brain...

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