Algebra 1, Geometry, Google Sheets, Thinking Questions

Thinking Classroom Updates and Resources

We have finished week 2 using the Thinking Classroom strategies in my Geometry classroom. This was the first week of content and I think we all have some wonderful takeaways! If you aren't sure what thinking classroom is, check out my first post about it. The content we started with was technically review material but… Continue reading Thinking Classroom Updates and Resources

Activities, Geometry, Google Slides, Thinking Questions, Triangle Congruence, Triangle Theorems

Exit Tickets for Triangles Unit

It's nice when you find an activity that you can just USE. If you are getting ready to teach or review triangle congruence, hopefully these exit tickets will be helpful. I give these the same day I teach a new lesson. Students get feedback from me until they have correct answers. It has worked very… Continue reading Exit Tickets for Triangles Unit

Activities, Math Art, Thinking Questions, Transformations

Creative Critical Thinking

I love to create in the math classroom. It's a great way to connect with students who may not LOVE math but love to create. However, I want the projects we create to enhance their understanding of math, and not just end up an art lesson. This project, with the addition of a critical thinking… Continue reading Creative Critical Thinking

Activities, Geometry, Google Slides, Questioning, Thinking Questions

Thinking Questions

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