Day 49: Intro to triangle proofs – better then expected!

I debated for a long time on the best way to teach triangle congruence proofs. I decided to start with the Math Assessment Project's lesson Analyzing Congruency Proofs. I broke it into a multi day lesson since we have 50 minutes classes, and I do not want to rush this! Some students got frustrated with … Continue reading Day 49: Intro to triangle proofs – better then expected!

Day 46: Triangles & angles & I am feeling like a crappy teacher

Today is Mole day (6.02 x 10^23), and I said happy mole day to the staff this morning. Nobody, not even the chemistry teacher, could explain what a mole is. Geez! I decided to go with workstations because I know they needed more practice with all of the angle stuff. I'm not feeling very creative … Continue reading Day 46: Triangles & angles & I am feeling like a crappy teacher