Matrices are taught frequently in Algebra 2 and/or PreCalculus and are such an important and useful tool in solving problems. I’ve been creating several activities lately to teach matrices so I thought I really should share my favorites! 1. Guided Notes for Matrices: Like always, I like to introduce topics with
If you are looking for a way to practice a newly learned math skill that integrates some art, a coloring activity is perfect! While some older students do not wish to color, you would surprised to find how many still do! Aside from providing extra math practice, coloring can be
Without a doubt, my FAVORITE unit in Geometry is Right Triangles & Trigonometry! (My least favorite is Logic & Proof but that’s a complete other conversation.) Trigonometry is new to the students and the applications are so much fun. I wanted to share five of my favorite resources for this
Learning about the United States in History? Learning about the different mountain ranges in Science? Studying types of poems in Language Arts? Historic songs in Music class? Graphing in Math? We all want to incorporate other content areas with the one that we teach. In secondary classrooms, it can
Exponent rules (Laws of Exponents) can be a difficult topic to teach! I’ve found that in order for students to understand the rules and how to apply them, you have to present the material in a very organized fashion, separating by rule and building upon previously learned rules. I’ve typically
Need an activity for a certain topic but can’t find exactly what you need? Templates provide a way to easily whip up an activity for your students that is both engaging and completely customized to exactly what they are learning. I get many requests for activities in my store, but
Teaching kindness is just as important as teaching any academics.Choosing to always show kindness is a life-long challenge. It takes a lot of practice and maturity to be able to set aside your initial reaction and choose to show kindness instead. Eventually, kindness WILL be your initial reaction. Isn’t that the goal anyway?
You’re in the final stretch. State tests and final exams are done and now you have a week (or more!) left to engage your students. What are you going to do? I’ve been there! My choices have usually been the traditional poster project or teaching an additional unit. Poster projects