Activities, Bitmoji, Stop Motion, Transformations, Uncategorized

StopMotion Superhero Transformations

If you've listened to any of the podcasts I've been on, or heard me speak at a conference or webinar, or read my blog, then you know I love to have students write and create in my math classroom. One project that I particularly love is the Transformation Comic activity. This year, I wanted to… Continue reading StopMotion Superhero Transformations

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, Math Art, Stop Motion, Tessellations, Transformations

Tessellations

What do you do at the end of the year when students have already turned in their laptops? Tessellations. This was a great review of transformations and students were able to show their creativity. We learned how to make tessellations that translate, rotate, and reflect and then students could choose which 2 of the 3… Continue reading Tessellations

Activities, Bitmoji, Geometry, Google Slides, Transformations

Transformation Comics

This is a lesson that I originally found here. It has gone through many iterations. You can see the progression of these on my sister blog Infinitely Teaching if you want a paper version of this project. I love this project because students have to take the transformation words and work them into their comic. They also… Continue reading Transformation Comics