Algebraic Identities Charts | Printable Formulas
Utilize these vivid algebraic identities charts that feature geometrical representations and derivations of frequently used algebra formulas.
Make a One Page Book, Inspired by Alisa Golden
What??? Tutorials! Tutorials are everywhere! Artists in Blogland has a monthly "Techniques on Tuesday" tutorial going on. The challenge over at Inspiration Avenue this week is to share a tutorial. Every Tuesday, Kristin Dudish has been doing a tutorial try-out and inviting others to try it too and link up. Carolyn Dube's Gelli Plate class is up and running with lots of great tutorials. So, I decided to do one as well. I love books! As you know, lately I've been loving altering old books…
Adding and Subtracting Fractions Using the Four-Square Method
When I first started teaching adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators to my fifth graders, I quickly realized that they needed some concrete step-by-step directions. They also needed a way to organize their work. I racked my brain for a
Algebra 1 Unit 3 - Relations and Functions Interactive Notebook Pages
Before Christmas, we finished one of my favorite units of the year in Algebra 1 - Relations and Functions. With regards to pacing, we are WAY behind where I would like to be, but there's not much I can do about that. Last year, my pacing was off in the other direction. We spent a full two months of the school year on data and probability because we got through the rest of the standards too quickly. I do know that this year's students have a much better handle on solving equations and…
How to Engage Your Students With 3-Act Math Tasks
3-Act Math Tasks are some of the most powerful learning experiences I've used in my middle school classroom. Learn about the research behind these effective teaching practices, and grab some incredible ready-to-go lessons for every grade level, primary to high school! #math #mathteacher #mathclass #3actmath #teaching
Writing Linear Equations Centers
Currently my PreAlgebra students are working through a chapter on writing linear equations. I wanted to come up with some centers for them to review what we’ve been working on in class. I did…
Algebra 2 Interactive Notebook Pages Galore
Unit 2 in Algebra 2 was a HUGE one! Next year, I will definitely break this into tinier units for my sanity! Like I've been saying in all ...
Probability and Statistics in Project Estimating
Bill Duncan posted a piece on PM Student titled Estimating Effort. It's a multiple part series that addresses some of the issues around estimating cost and schedule in a project context. Multipart pieces are ineffective in the medium of a...
How to Teach Kids About Factoring a Polynomial
Jose Vilson challenges the frequently taught method for factoring polynomials with an example that demonstrates why he's such a highly regarded middle school math teacher.