Day 155 & 156: The Triplets of Cellville

I chose this Mathalicious lesson because we have not used circles enough in my geometry classes. We stared the school year with constructions, but haven't used them much this semester and I wanted them to recall and extend prior learning. I also wanted students to gain more experience modeling real world scenario's with mathematics & … Continue reading Day 155 & 156: The Triplets of Cellville

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Day 85: Viewmongus Awesomesauce

Today was so fun! We did a warm up reviewing Pythagorean theorem, then as a class, we worked through finding the dimensions of the 55" television at the beginning of act 2. Students then worked in small groups to answer and discuss whether an 80" TV is really more then double the area of a … Continue reading Day 85: Viewmongus Awesomesauce

Day 69: Starting Transformations unit: Face off by Mathalicious

Warning: this post makes a lot more sense if you are looking at the Mathalicious lesson, Face Off. I worked through this activity prior to the start of class and thought that the geogebra files may impede students understanding of what they are measuring & why. I also knew we would not get to this … Continue reading Day 69: Starting Transformations unit: Face off by Mathalicious