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How to use four 4s to build math fluency

How to use four 4s to build math fluency

I love seeing students problem solve and brainstorm. There is something about seeing the concepts connect and the light in their eyes as they say, "don't tell me!" When reviewing the order of operations (or as a holiday filler, or when 1/2 the class is gone on a field...

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Unit 8 - Exponential Functions

Unit 8 - Exponential Functions

 Common Core Says ... Although the notion of number changes, the four operations stay the same in important ways. The commutative, associative, and distributive properties extend the properties of operations to the integers, rational numbers, real numbers, and complex...

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How to introduce negative exponents to improve understanding

How to introduce negative exponents to improve understanding

Students often misinterpret negative exponent notation and if this is cleared up, in the beginning, a lot of frustration and time can be saved. Common Mistakes with Negative Exponents There are often a lot of misconceptions about understanding and teaching negative...

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6 Things You Must Avoid to Enjoy Motivated Students

6 Things You Must Avoid to Enjoy Motivated Students

Motivation - The One Thing Students Must Have! How often do we hear teachers say that the kids are not motivated? We teach, but they don't want to learn. Many teachers believe that motivation is intrinsic and that there is nothing we can do about that. But, I believe...

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5 Tips for Getting the Most from your Holiday Break

5 Tips for Getting the Most from your Holiday Break

We all need a break. The kids need a break. We look forward to it, a countdown to it, it is a needed refreshing time. But how do you make sure you get the most from this needed time away from the classroom? Here are five suggestions. Let me know if you have any...

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5 Ways To Engage Students In Math Class Using Socrative

5 Ways To Engage Students In Math Class Using Socrative

Socrative is a fabulous way to check for understanding without having to grade any papers. Right there, it's a winner. So what is Socrative exactly?

Socrative is your classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement. No matter where or how you teach, Socrative allows you to instantly connect with students as learning happens. - Socrative.com

Quickly assess students with prepared activities or on-the-fly questions to get immediate insight into student understanding. Then use auto-populated results to determine the best instructional approach to most effectively drive learning.

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Inverse Functions Lesson

Inverse Functions Lesson

A free inverse function lesson plan with bellringer, activity, practice pages, and an exit slip to help you teach inverse functions

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Correlation vs. Causation Activity (FREE)

Correlation vs. Causation Activity (FREE)

The Causation vs Correlation Activity

Students absolutely love this lesson. They begin to see this phenomenon around them everywhere. The first time I taught this lesson was eight years ago. It was an election year and the political commercials were everywhere. After this lesson the history teacher was able to pull up those commercials and have great discussions about the difference between causation and correlation and how advertisers assume we don't know the difference. (Yes this is a history standard too in most states.)

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Summer School Success

Summer School Success

Welcome to Summer School! So you are teaching summer school this year. Are you excited? A bit apprehensive? Or are you just simply dreading the whole thing? Depending on this past school year and how everything played out probably determines a lot of your attitude...

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