Day 117: File Cabinet! Finally! fun!

Our state testing starts tomorrow, I had a lot of goals I wanted to communicate to students before they jumped into these assessments: Remind students that they are capable of solving problems, even when it has not been explicitly taught. Intro to surface area, its coming up soon. Build, confidence, success and curiosity about mathematics. … Continue reading Day 117: File Cabinet! Finally! fun!

Day 114 & 115: Ugh! Scatterplot word problems

I procrastinated blogging about these two days because they were rough. I just gave students time to work on word problems where they practiced writing equation in slope intercept form and using it to make predictions. When I assigned this, I had no idea it would be so painful. Next year I will break the … Continue reading Day 114 & 115: Ugh! Scatterplot word problems