I love teaching systems of equations, like seriously LOVE it! I always teach it right after the linear equations unit, and it’s the perfect transition from graphing one line, to graphing two. Students catch on right away and think, “this unit is going to be easy!” Then…. we hit
If you like arithmetic drills, here’s a way that you and your child can create a lot of different worksheets. Just create your worksheet in Word and then use Find and Replace to let Word change all the math questions around automatically. I am attaching 2 examples that you can
We recently shared an article on Facebook that was titled Dreading Math Can cause Real Pain. As you’ve probably noticed, we like to share a lot of fun math content. In the spirit of that tradition, we are going to post a series of Fingerpaint Multiplication handouts. Even a very
Please make sure Flash is enabled in your browser. The game should show in-page below. These 5 test questions cover Lesson 2: Patterns, Relationships, and Algebraic Thinking . (Flash is required.) If you would like to review an interactive lesson on “Patterns, Relationships, & Algebraic Thinking,” check out Mathlibs, Lesson 2.
This is the second post in a series I created called “Spicing up the Secondary Classroom.” This post’s focus is Scavenger Hunts! I went to a conference four years ago and listened to a speaker taught about a a similar activity in which students solved problems in loop. I was totally intrigued
Please make sure Flash is enabled in your browser. The game should show in-page below. This fast and fun quiz tests subtraction facts. (Flash is required.) There is also a free 2nd grade addition and subtraction worksheet below. Addition and Subtraction Handout (Grade 2)
One of the hardest topics to teach in Geometry has to be congruent triangle proofs. Identifying properties and theorems in order to develop and reason through a proof is not something that happens in a day. Students need practice- and LOTS of it! One thing I try to do is mix up
How often do we see students rush through their work and not check their answers? Even if it’s a test or a quiz, many students don’t look back. For this reason, I was on the hunt for a good collaborative activity, especially one that would hold my students accountable for their