Applied math in the form of graphs/charts/data collection and data analysis skills in an authentic context! Have students complete the learning styles inventory and activities to discover their uniquenesses and better understand that they think and respond differently than others. Authentic learning as well as test prep.
"Fun DATA!" has students create data, collect data, represent data, and interpret data--all with ordinary classroom items in not-so-ordinary ways! "Pencil Bouncers" is one complete data activity that's fun and engaging! Check out my data activities for SPRING, too—only a buck each.
Newell's Nook features this colorful poster with the acronym MATH: Mistakes Allow Thinking to Happen. It is a tool for teachers who teach growth mindset in their classrooms and support students in seeing the power of mistakes in the learning process. It's a reminder that all mathematical thinking is valuable and can help us learn!