Attached is an activity on choosing the best cell phone plan. Students are required to make a cost chart for each plan, find a mathematical equation for each plan and graph each plan on a coordinate…Continue
We have all had students that want to "retake" a quiz. However, after talking with a student the other day about this process, the student confided that he had done nothing to fix his previous…Continue
I use a chart to help students see the patterns developed when looking at negative exponents. The attached document is what I use to present the concept of zero exponent and negative…Continue
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I just finished reading the book "Focus" by Mike Schmoker. It it a great book for any curriculum, not just math.
The first part of the book explores general teaching strategies and the importance of keeping things simple, providing clarity and prioritizing the curriculum.
The second half of the book explores different curriculum areas: English, Social Studies, Science and Math. Obviously, I concentrated on the math section of the second part. The…Continue