4 Things Your Child Can Learn from Baking

The holidays are approaching! For many of us, the holidays are about spending time with family and friends, and making tasty treats with these loved ones is often a tradition. This year, why not accomplish your bonding, baking, and even a little education all at the same time by inviting your child to help you […]

Pumpkin Recipe Math

It’s September 22, and that means fall has officially arrived. The leaves are starting to change, the air is getting crisper, and Friday nights have become high school football nights once again. With all of the great things that we associate with the fall, it is nearly impossible to imagine it without one thing: PUMPKINS! […]

Football Math

Are you ready for some football?  You and your students don’t have to wait until Sunday; you can play football any day of the week with Simple Solutions Football Math.  Upper-level students will use what they’ve learned in CCSS 4.MD.3 to covert yards, feet, and inches to find the perimeter and area of a regulation […]

Simple Solutions Wants to Know: How Big Is Our Earth?

How Big is our Earth?   We know planet Earth is big.  But how big is our Earth?  At the equator, the Earth’s circumference is 24,901 miles.  That is 131,477,280 feet or 1,577,727,360 inches around!  Use this information to help you solve the Simple Solutions Earth Day activity.  Find out how big our Earth is […]

Simple Solutions Shines the light on Fourth Grade Common Core Math!

The items in each lesson are aligned directly with the CCSS. Teachers will always know which standard is being assessed. The Topic Guide shows the order in which the standards are introduced. The At A Glance pages are written by teachers, for teachers. These pages deconstruct each standard into an easy-to-understand format. Teachers will know […]

December Recycling

  December is the time of year when many catalogs are published and mailed to your house.  This year your “Green Team” will be able to get those magazines out of the landfills and to a recycling center where they can be made into new paper products. During one week in December, encourage everyone to […]

An Ant’s Eye View

Ant Problem Solving Problem solving from an ant’s perspective! A large ant has just invaded your picnic. The ant is .5 inches tall. Measure picnic items such as a can of soda, a blade of grass, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, an apple, or other objects that might be found at a picnic. Use […]