Circle theorems are one of those topics in Geometry that don't have a lot of application but is a great unit to "think" about math. I don't give a test over this unit, I have my students write a choose your own adventure story (linked below) to demonstrate their understanding. I also have explorations and… Continue reading Circle Theorem InfoNotes & Activities

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## Surface Area & Volume infoNotes

Here is another set of infoNotes and activities I use for a unit. Area App Before we begin surface area and volume, we make area apps to review area formulas. This is a fun activity and students really enjoy doing it. infoNotes SA Prisms & Cylinders SA Pyramids & Cones Volume of Solids SA and… Continue reading Surface Area & Volume infoNotes

## Trig InfoNotes & Activities

I know I am behind where most of you are getting these activities out. I will try to get the remaining InfoNotes posted soon so you have them to use. I will be teaching this using the Building Thinking Classrooms (Peter Liljedahl) approach. I really stretched my brain to come up with ways to do… Continue reading Trig InfoNotes & Activities

## Triangle Similarity InfoNotes

Here are my InfoNotes for the Triangle Similarity unit. For anyone who is stumbling upon this post, I use this as part of my choice options for learning. I pair it with videos and give students the read or watch choice. In my current classroom, these are house in additional resources. We do most of… Continue reading Triangle Similarity InfoNotes

## Assessment Corrections

Do you allow students to retake assessments? Do you allow them to correct to earn credit back? I have done both and I there are pros and cons for each. Not allowing students the opportunity to learn from their mistakes and improve demonstrates to the student that the information was not important enough to learn.… Continue reading Assessment Corrections

## Student Choice Finals

This is a repost from Infinitely Teaching. Our district requires us to give a final. We didn't last year because we has so many absences due to quarantine and illness. Well, that hasn't changed for this year but they wanted finals anyway. We always give the reason for finals as preparation for college. Some students… Continue reading Student Choice Finals

## Concurrency in Triangles InfoNotes & Activities

I usually teach points of concurrency before Winter break but since I'm doing the Building Thinking Classrooms (by Peter Liljedahl) I'm not moving quite as fast and I'm okay with that. My students are gaining a deeper understanding and on their semester 1 reflection, many of them said they like building their understanding at the… Continue reading Concurrency in Triangles InfoNotes & Activities

## Triangles & Triangle Congruence InfoNotes & Activities

As promised, here is another set of InfoNotes and activities I use. Congruent Triangles Isosceles & Equilateral Triangles Exterior Angles & Triangle Sum Theorems Triangle Congruence Theorems Triangle Congruence Proofs Triangle Coordinate Proofs Here are some additional activities I have used during this unit. link link link link link Google Sheet link I usually introduce… Continue reading Triangles & Triangle Congruence InfoNotes & Activities

## Transformation & Symmetry InfoNotes

I was perusing Twitter this morning and saw some choice boards people made from Stephanie Howell's (@mrshowell24) Make & Take Session on YouTube. The first block gives students the choice to watch a video or look at an infographic. I do the exact same thing in my classes and realized I have only shared one… Continue reading Transformation & Symmetry InfoNotes

## Factoring Resources

A request was made on Twitter this weekend for resources for a new teacher for factoring quadratics. When I went to look for a blog post, I realized I didn't have one just for factoring. So here you go. I've added some of the ideas shared by others too. Factor with Algebra Tiles My Algebra… Continue reading Factoring Resources