Our Teacher is Missing Writing Activity
This writing prompt printable is great to leave when you have a substitute. I leave it on a day that I don't tell my students I will be absent because the prompt is all about "Our Teacher is Missing." This printable includes the prompt and a graphic organizer for prewriting. ...
The Owl Teacher - Take back your weekends without sacrificing quality teaching!
It's pretty obvious by now just how much I love math workshop. Check out this blog post and I have no doubt you'll fall in love with it too!
Mean, Median, Mode and Madison
It's March break here in Ontario. I have been working away on my laptop this week. My wonderful daughter, Madison, has been helping me make my newest product. It was meant to be a FREEBIE but she thinks I have put so much time and effort into it that I should sell it on TPT. So I have decided that I will post a FREEBIE and the whole package on my teacher store at TPT. Measures of Central Tendency are math concepts that many junior level students seem to have difficulty mastering. A measure…
Left Side Versus Right Side for INBs • Smith Curriculum and Consulting
Over time I have read many articles and blog posts about the use of Left Side and Right Side working in an Interactive Notebook. Some of you may be looking at me right now asking yourself, “What the frak is Jenn talking about now?” Check out a few views on Left Side/Right side here, here […]
Procedure for Test Corrections in Math Class
This is the best procedure I have tried for test corrections in middle school and high school math classes. Students must write out full explanations to earn back half-credit for incorrect answers. Download the procedure to hand out.
This is a resource for teachers to find lessons, activities, and assessments to supplement their materials. The strengths are that it is categorized by math subjects and includes many different ideas. A drawback is that some of these resources cost money, although many are free or very inexpensive. #math
NCTM Math Videos | | MathFLIX.luc.edu
MathFLIX = 1000 FREE instructional math movies covering a wide range of math concepts including Number & Operations, Algebra, Measurement, Geometry, Data Analysis & Probability, Connections and Technology. In addition to MathFLIX’s valuable video resources, the site also features 400 downloadable worksheets that reinforce concepts and provide valuable practice.
Must Read Books for Math Teachers
Professional development books for math teachers to sharpen their skills and better meet their students' needs. | maneuveringthemiddle.com
Using Card Sorts in Math Class
I like to use card sorts in my math classroom. I've been working on various sets. Recently I created a card sort for identifying the difference between linear and nonlinear functions. The card sort has 20 cards - 12 equations and 8 tables. Get the link below to the set of cards! When I use card sorts, I don't always tell students the categories I'm looking for. I might tell them how many categories I want them to create. Keeping the categories open allows for a rich discussion about what…
Algebra and Beyond
TEACHER: And that is how you find the MIN/MAX on your calculator. *BOOM* Drop the mic! STUDENT: What do I put in Y1? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ No more of this! Give your students a great reference sheet to put in their notebook and NEVER ask you the keystrokes again!