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

# Category: Activities

## 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

## 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

## 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

## Spooky Math Activities

I love Spooky season and I love to incorporate it into my math activities. Let me offer a disclaimer here. Know your students, and if Halloween activities go against their beliefs then make arrangements accordingly. Let the fun begin! Geometric Jack This first activity was created by me. When I was a fresh, baby teacher,… Continue reading Spooky Math Activities

## Unit 1 Geometry Self-Checking Activities

I've created a few self-checking Google Sheets activities for my first unit in Geometry. I thought some of you might be able to use them too so I'm sharing them below. They are set to make a copy. The first one is Angle Addition Postulate and the second one is just a quick review of… Continue reading Unit 1 Geometry Self-Checking Activities

## Polypad Digital Manipulatives

I love to create my own digital manipulatives. I've created balance scales, algebra tiles, and rtd problem scenarios just to name a few. I know not everyone wants to take the time to create these, that's why I share mine. There are also some online resources where you don't have to create your own. Polypad… Continue reading Polypad Digital Manipulatives

## Graspable Math

I attended Howie Hua's #VirtualMath21 (you can search the hashtag on Twitter but Howie seems to have disabled his Twitter account). I really enjoy a good free conference and this one didn't disappoint. I have a few things churning in my mind, but one I wanted to share immediately was Graspable Math shared by Tim… Continue reading Graspable Math

## Commercials for Class

As the year winds down, keeping the excitement going is sometimes difficult. I have two classes with seniors, whose last day was Friday, and now I have Juniors for 2 more weeks and I need to find activities to do that do not rely on new content. I decided to make commercials for students in… Continue reading Commercials for Class

## Go Fly A Kite

My colleague and friend, Danyelle, has done this kite construction project for a number of years during summer school. She first saw it at a conference many years ago. We decided to try it last year during the school year and then the pandemic closed school and we didn't get to do it. When the… Continue reading Go Fly A Kite