file folder mini projects — 2 comments

: I haven’t done any projects this year … many reasons why … but it’s time now … more →

Tags: LINEAR EQUATION, projects

Lesson Planning - Systems of Equations 2 — 3 comments

: The solutions to the system of equations x + y = 6 and x – y = 6 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I l … more →

Lesson Planning - Systems of Equations — 1 comment

: en lösning (Photo credit: mattemagnus) I enjoyed spending a few minutes planning ahead today … … more →

my students speak ...

: I asked students to provide some feedback on our algebra class – anonymously.  It is interesting tha … more →

Semester ends — 1 comment

: Today … final day of the semester! My journey back into the classroom after 12 years of admini … more →

: So … I’ve written in the past about difficult days … time to even up the score!  W … more →

Tags: Smile File, Exams, Student Gifts

mid-year reflection: student insight — 2 comments

: A couple of weeks ago I wrote about asking students to complete a mid-year reflection.  I was not ha … more →

mini-projects? — 1 comment

: I’ve mentioned before that while I am a veteran educator I’ve been out of the classroom … more →

equations of lines review — 2 comments

: We were supposed to test on equations of lines, transformations tomorrow in our Algebra 1 class.  Bu … more →

transformation in context - classwork — 2 comments

: Our unit on equations of lines has been rocky!  Students are still on a very slippery slope as we he … more →

need inspiration in order to inspire! — 1 comment

: I’m so glad math bloggers are writing about student reflection and setting goals this week.  I … more →

Mixed Practice Equations of Lines — 6 comments

: Just before our Thanksgiving Break, we had a rare “review” day … a much needed rev … more →

Such fun ... a day in the life ...

: The “A Day in the Life” blogging effort was amazing!  I’m a copycat today … … more →

number sense in secondary education — 7 comments

: Usually when I think of building number sense, I think about primary math education.  I know, though … more →

Tags: MSSUNFUN, Number Sense

A day in the life ... — 2 comments

: Several math teachers are blogging about a day in their lives this week.  Just FYI … we operat … more →

: I’m a little late for “Made 4 Math” Monday!  We are marching through our unit on l … more →

may we work together? — 3 comments

: Differentiating is a challenge! The method of differentiation that I use most often is peer tutoring … more →

mx + b lesson planning

: We introduced the concept of functions in the first week of school.  Then we learned how to solve eq … more →