This idea came from Alice Keeler and the late Diana Herrington's book Teaching Math with Google Apps. I have wanted to implement it for some time and even had some conversations with Alice about how she is currently using it. This year I finally created some. The whole point behind this type of question is… Continue reading Thinking Questions
I am always trying to include student discourse and critical thinking in my lessons. This activity started as a sort that we would do AFTER the lesson was completed. This year I decided to change it up and created this slide deck as a lesson opener. The students were told which ones were functions and… Continue reading Math Talk – Functions
This is an exploratory lesson for inequalities and absolute value. It involves questioning and students demonstrating their understanding with a visual. I find it difficult to script my question writing because I take cues from my students, but hopefully, this will be a good place to start. You will be tempted to show your students… Continue reading Questions for Inequalities lesson
When we began our first unit in Algebra we wanted to set the stage for good questioning and not just wrote note taking. Here are a few of the questions we used with our table groups so students would talk and form knowledge about what we were learning. We encourage students to debate with each… Continue reading Solving Equations Questions
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