(that aren't a traditional test) This week I decided to be the “fun” teacher and give a project for a summative grade instead of a test. I teach a class that doesn’t have a state test at the end of the year and is a bridge course between Geometry and Algebra 2 to help strengthen … Continue reading Four Ways For Students to Show What They Know
Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas!
Did Valentine's Day sneak up on you like it did on me? Are you looking for ideas that don't require going to the store and will just show up at your house ready to go? Because, if so, I GOT YOU! Last minute ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day in the math classroom (all $4.00 or … Continue reading Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas!
23 Freebies & 50% off Bundles
These freebies are available January 11th 2023 ONLY! Click HERE to search #23MathDeals on TPT for 50% off bundles too! Sign up for my email list HERE (and get a free activity!) so you don't miss out on any future freebies/giveaways or teacher tips/tricks! Day #1: Day #2: Day #3: Day #4: Day #5 Day … Continue reading 23 Freebies & 50% off Bundles
UNPOPULAR OPINION: I DON’T LIKE KAHOOT!
Plus 7 ALTERNATIVES TO USE IN YOUR CLASSROOM TODAY! There. I said it. I don't like Kahoot! and I don't think Kahoot! has a place in the math classroom to practice math skills. Did you read that last part carefully? I don't think Kahoot! should be used to practice math skills. But, why not? I … Continue reading UNPOPULAR OPINION: I DON’T LIKE KAHOOT!
STANDARDS BASED GRADING IN THE MATH CLASSROOM
I have been using standards based grading my entire teaching career. And by entire teaching career, I mean my entire 8 years. I'm no expert on standards based grading, but I do know a thing or two about using and implementing this in my classroom. I'm not going to lie to you, I LOVE it … Continue reading STANDARDS BASED GRADING IN THE MATH CLASSROOM
Now Loading…..Digital Mystery Pictures!
Okay, while I haven't exactly jumped on the Pixel reveal activity bandwagon - (thank you college coding class for ruining that for me forever!) I have stumbled across another form of mystery pictures that has been so awesome for me and my students! These are so cool because you start with the problems side by … Continue reading Now Loading…..Digital Mystery Pictures!
Color by Number in the Math Classroom + A FREEBIE!
Make your own color by number activity + an algebra 2 color by number freebie on polynomial long & synthetic division!
Syllabus? More like SILLYabus.
First day of school should be fun and exciting for both students and teachers! It's a fresh new start for everyone! However, it can often be boring having to go over rules and procedures for the classroom as well as the syllabus. For students, they have 7+ classes where they're being talked at by their … Continue reading Syllabus? More like SILLYabus.
We’re On a Mission…. A mission to Review!
This list is titled "Things You Will Never in a Million Years Hear any Sane Teacher Say in a Non-Sarcastic Manner": "Oh my gosh! End of year state testing time! I can't wait!" "I just loooooove state testing, I think it really shows off ALL the good qualities of my students and everything that they … Continue reading We’re On a Mission…. A mission to Review!
And so it begins…
Well here goes nothing... As this school year wraps up, I have decided that to better prepare myself for next year and all future years, I will chronicle everything (or as many things as I can!) that I decide to do and how it works. That way, when this time next year rolls around and … Continue reading And so it begins…