Today I borrowed an interactive note page from Sarah Rubin at Everybody Is A Genius. I felt like it went OK, but it took longer then I would have liked and I found myself getting frustrated that few students really were thinking while most chatted and just copied someone nearby. I really liked the activity, … Continue reading day 109: scatter plot notes & correlation
I planned to allow 10 minutes for students to ask questions & make progress on the triangle pile up. They make everything into such a big deal. After a reassuring talk about how I am confident that they have a lot of tools in their math bag of tricks, students did realize they could do … Continue reading day 107: Wrapping up the trigonometry pile up
Today we did our first Graphing Stories warm up & the students were very upset that we got rid of estimation180 I'm going to have to bring it back in a month or two. But, man did they need the practice graphing! It was a mess and totally worth it. I heard students asking if … Continue reading day 106: Triangle Pile up
I really struggled planning the next six weeks of the school year for geometry. Although I hate it, the big fat state testing happens mid March. Probability & statistics is addressed heavily, and since my students have not seen it much, and it is important, and it is included in our states adoption of the … Continue reading Planning the next six weeks of Geometry
I really enjoyed the warm up routines done by Jessica (@algebrainiac1), and I used them for about six months. I have done some thinking about what students need more practice with and I decided, at least for the next 6 weeks to change up the routines. I created a new warm up sheet to go with … Continue reading New Geometry warm up routines!