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MP5: The Traveling Point

How do you give students the opportunity to practice “I can use appropriate tools strategically”?

When we have a new type of problem to think about, I am learning to have students give their best guess of the solution first. 148 more words

Geometry

Assessing the Centroid of a Triangle

The centroid of a triangle is often called the balancing point of the triangle. It is the point at which the medians of the triangle intersect. 138 more words

Geometry

When Your Team Is Working Well Together

Have you seen Jill Gough’s blog post Strategic Teaming: leadership, voice, our hopes and dreams? Jill reminds us that strong teams both set norms for their work together and then self assess to ensure that they are functioning within their norms. 251 more words

Geometry

MP8: The Centroid of a Triangle

We had been working on a unit on Coordinate Geometry.

How do you give students the opportunity to practice “I can look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning”? 156 more words

Geometry

MP7: The Diagonal of an Isosceles Trapezoid

I’ve written about the diagonals of an isosceles trapezoid before.

When we practice “I can look for and make use of structure”, we practice: “contemplate before you calculate”. 84 more words

Geometry

MP8: The Medians of a Triangle

How do you give students the opportunity to practice “I can look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning”?

When we have a new type of problem to think about, I am learning to have students estimate the answer first. 115 more words

Geometry

Think outside the tesseract... what's a tesseract?

My new game, loop, is almost here! Loop features an interesting mathematical concept called the “tesseract,” and today I wanted to share what that’s all about. 626 more words

Geometry