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5 Holiday Decoration Projects for Your STEM Classroom

 on November 30, 2015

That's right, make math and Christmas collide (in a good way) this Christmas!  Not only will you be bringing good cheer to your doting students, but you will be reinforcing math awareness, boosting math-itude, and giving students valuable practice with the fundamentals.  These projects are great for all ages, in the family or school classroom. 

1. Tree Garland made with Cupcake Wrappers:

Math in My Class Giveaway

 on September 21, 2015

Multiplication.com loves seeing all the creative ways teachers and homeschool parents are teaching math to their students.

To celebrate, Multiplication.com is excited to announce a new Giveaway! 

Meet the Teacher: 6 Ideas For Hosting a Successful Back-to-School Night

 on August 29, 2015


It's that time of year when school bells are ringing and yellow buses are filling our neighborhoods.

For most of us school has begun.  Backpacks are full, homework is rolling in and it's almost time for "Meet the Teacher" or "Back to School Night." 

Whatever you call it, this can be a wonderful evening for parents  though maybe a little stressful for teachers.

If you're a teacher and find yourself preparing for this year's "Meet the Parents Night", check out some of these great ideas!  They  

Multiplication Story and Game for 6 X 9 = 54

 on August 25, 2015

I think we all know that in order for kids to remember important school facts, it needs to be meaningful.  I would argue though, that if it's not meaningful, it can be downright silly and kids will also remember it!  Not only does Multiplication.com use silly stories to make multiplication facts come to life, but this activity will double the silliness and have kids giggling, learning, and leaving the classroom knowing that 6 X 9 = 54.  Success!  

Comic Book/Superhero Beginning of the Year Printables

 on August 16, 2015

It's that time of year again where teachers around the country are preparing classrooms for their new students!

If you look on Pinterest, there are some amazing and fun themes and ideas for creating a fun classroom environment.

One theme that seems to be very popular right now, is the Comic Book/Superhero theme.

We have created some fun printables for you to go along with the Comic Book/Superhero theme!

How to Draw a Cowboy Sitting on a Fence

 on August 3, 2015

As a 12-year-old girl, I loved picking up the Sunday comics, settling into a chair around our kitchen table with a paper and pencil in front of me.  My favorite part of the Sunday comics was the "How to Draw" section, and I completely devoured it each week.  Some were more intricate and challenging than others, and those are the ones that stuck with me.  I want to share my favorite drawing from the 12 year-old me.

How to Draw a Cowboy Sitting on a Fence.  

Back to School:10 Homemade Lunch Ideas

 on July 20, 2015

The signs are everywhere, pointing to one outcome that none of us can deny.

Back to school (insert frown face)!!!!

No more cute patio furniture lining the isle of the store. They have been replaced with school supply lists, backpacks, pencils and erasers.

That means it's also time to pack lunches... 

Inside Out

 on June 25, 2015

If you only take your kids to one movie this summer, make it Inside Out! Pixar Films has a long list of blockbusters, but Inside Out is in a league of it's own.


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