I wanted to expose my Geometry students to linear equations in context after realizing that they are weak in linear equations on our "Throwback Thursday" warm ups. We worked through Mathalicious' Domino Effect. I helped a lot in act 1, but not at all in act 2. It took 2 class periods.
I love these! It really supports concept development. Listen to the great conversions! I love that some students prefer to justify their reasoning with diagrams & examples, while others explain their thinking with words.
I like Standards Based Grading, but I want to improve upon my system. SBG has completely affected the culture in my classes and how I plan and teach and even how I interact with my students. This is my 4th year using some form of SBG. My dilemma is that all standards are weighted equally, … Continue reading Modified Standards Based Grading: Thinking Out Loud
The plan was to compare and list properties of parallelograms. 1st period went ok, but it was tedious & I'm not sure how much learning was happening: Later, decided to just do a checklist instead, I think this was better: