Claudia Heinrich
• Livonia, MI
• United States

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## Claudia Heinrich's Discussions

### Tiling a Floor 3 ACT problem

Started Jun 19, 2014

summer project prime 2014algebra 1 focus, real world application, Dan Meyer 3 Act ModelStudents have to find the area of a kitchen floor and decide which tile to use based on tile size and price of…Continue

### Two Brothers Race Applet

Started Dec 20, 2013

I just used the Two Brothers Race Applet with my Algebra 1B class.It is a great resource because it really helps the students understand slope as a rate of change.I linked to it through internet…Continue

### Why Grades Should Reflect Mastery

Started Jun 8, 2013

### Quadratic Function Forms Puzzle Map

Started Apr 28, 2013

This is an old fashioned cutting a paste activity for my tactile learners.  It is a puzzle map where students have to match the different forms of the quadratic function with the parent function and…Continue

# Claudia Heinrich's Page

## Latest Activity

"I am using a spiralling book for homework this year. They will self check and it is either a zero or 100 and the grade will average together for the week."
Jul 27
"As a math teacher who has taught grades 4-12, I feel that purposeful and well-designed homework shouldn't take more than 15-20 minutes / class / night. Yes, over 6 six classes, that comes to 1.5-2 hrs/night, but in high school, students need to…"
Jun 26
Suzanne durgan favorited Claudia Heinrich's discussion Shower vs Bath
Oct 8, 2014
Claudia Heinrich posted a discussion

### Tiling a Floor 3 ACT problem

summer project prime 2014algebra 1 focus, real world application, Dan Meyer 3 Act ModelStudents have to find the area of a kitchen floor and decide which tile to use based on tile size and price of the tile.Objective:  Students will use problem solving skills to find area and compare price options to tile a floor.Standards:    N-Q.1:  Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step                         problems; choose and interpret units consistently in…See More
Jun 19, 2014
Claudia Heinrich posted a discussion

### Two Brothers Race Applet

I just used the Two Brothers Race Applet with my Algebra 1B class.It is a great resource because it really helps the students understand slope as a rate of change.I linked to it through internet explorer because there is an option in the lower right hand corner of the screen to zoom in and make it bigger to project on the screen.For a class that is a challenge to get engaged on a good day, it was a worthwhile lesson on the day before a holiday.It is found under the Resources tab.Here is the…See More
Dec 20, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
"The link takes you to a very nicely organized list of documents for middle school math, algebra 1, geometry & algebra 2. It is a compilation of the work completed over 3 days by the Project Prime participants at Wayne RESA. Thank you Joe for the…"
Aug 22, 2013
Claudia Heinrich favorited Amy Culver's discussion Exploring Linear Relationships
Aug 16, 2013
Aug 16, 2013
Claudia Heinrich favorited Beverly George's discussion One Grain of Rice
Jul 8, 2013
Claudia Heinrich favorited Beverly George's discussion One Grain of Rice
Jul 8, 2013
Pam McCraw favorited Claudia Heinrich's discussion Shower vs Bath
Jul 3, 2013
Pam McCraw favorited Claudia Heinrich's discussion Slope & Rate of Change
Jul 3, 2013
Jul 3, 2013
Pam McCraw favorited Claudia Heinrich's discussion Investigating Graphs of Quadratic Functions
Jul 3, 2013
Pam McCraw favorited Claudia Heinrich's discussion Polyomial Puzzlers
Jul 3, 2013

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## Claudia Heinrich's Blog

### Learning Styles

Posted on June 22, 2011 at 5:07pm

Here is a link to an article called Let Me Learn My Own Way

This is taken from the ASCD Smart Brief

ASCD Smart Brief

"Education consultant Jane Kise's recent study showed that learners with different cognitive styles have significantly different approaches to math. But what does this mean for teachers? Kise answers…

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### Math Anxiety

Posted on May 23, 2011 at 6:11pm

Here is a link to an article on Math Anxiety.

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/05/18/31math_ep.h30.html?tkn=PZCCgIX4PjXZW2XdpIIG1LKJMVCQUHHr57gf&cmp=clp-sb-ascd

I have noticed in my classroom that students with higher levels of anxiety are the also very focused on their grades.

I think the ideas that…

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### Trying out the new video camera

Posted on March 21, 2011 at 6:41pm

I decided to try out my new video camera and set it up on a little tripod in the back of the classroom while I did an activity with my Algebra 2 class today.  It was a very interesting experiment!

I told my students what I was doing, it was for my own personal use and to carry on as usual.  Here are some of the observations I made while I was going through the activity:

It kept me really focused on my personal goals for the activity.  I was working on wait time, giving clear…

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### ACT/MME preparation

Posted on January 23, 2011 at 1:42pm

I teach both Algebra 1 and Algebra 2.  In our district we spend time in Algebra 2 for review targeted to MME preparation.   I was wondering if any other districts spend time preparing their students for the MME.

I concentrated a lot on reviewing geometry topics last year since our students take geometry in 9th grade and algebra 1 in 10th grade.  I attended a workshop at the DACTM conference last fall where the presenter said to really review the pythagorean triples and right triangle…

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Join Algebra for All

At 9:27pm on March 13, 2012, Lee Anna Strawter said…

Thank  you!  I have enjoyed reading your posts  I am in the process of creating a lesson around "March Madness". Any suggestions?

At 12:48pm on May 14, 2011, Lisa Anne Jacobs said…
Claudia- I went to post a blog and I only  saw green and red rooms for WayneRESA... weren't we in the blue room ?