10 Ways to Teach Math Using Post It Notes
Discover 10 ways to teach math using post it notes. ideas for teaching addition, fact families, comparing numbers, rounding, fractions, decimals, and more!
Toilet Paper Math Challenge Project ~ Area and Perimeter
A great partner activity to use in math! Students must work with a partner in order to answer the following question: What is the largest area and longest perimeter your group can make using only one roll of toilet paper? The packet includes all of the sheets necessary to plan, complete, and disp...
How can you Measure Student Engagement?
Have you ever wondered if your students are engaged in their learning? I have often wondered this and wondered how I could measure it. So, some colleagues and I have come up with what is called the "ENGAGEMENT WHEEL." It is a way to reflect on an hour of your day that you have taught and try to give it an ENGAGEMENT score. The higher the score the more engaged your class was. The engagement wheel measures what your students are doing. The engagement wheel score is most accurate when looking…
Intro: Slope of a Line in Y=MX+B Form
Check out our flipped classroom animated math lesson on finding and using slope! This lesson is perfect for students with a visual learning preference and is aligned with the common core learning standards for Algebra I. You can access all of our video lessons at youtube.com/mashupmath!
Exponent Rules Koosh!
Now that my students know product, power and quotient rule, I introduced them to the negative exponent rule today. It went over really well. I have them follow the exact rules above to simplify everything, then move any variable with a negative exponent to the denominator at the end of the problem. Once I was confident that they had that concept down, it was game time!! I made this Koosh Ball game about 4 years ago and play it every year. The kids LOVE it. I pulled two desks to the front and…
Using Card Sorts in High School Math
3 Ways to Use Card Sorting Activities in High School Math - groups / stations, interactive notebooks, and whole-class activities - Information on setup and resources for Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, and Pre-Calculus
Slope Four Ways! Finding Slope Task Card Activity
These 30 task cards can be used in a multitude of ways. Included, students will find slope in four ways: 1. From a graph 2. From an equation 3. From a table 4. From two given points Task cards can be used for groups, partners, stations, around the room passing activity, individual, review, etc. So...