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Tenzi Data Collection Activity for Comparing Data Sets

Tenzi is one of my favorite games to use in the math classroom for data collection activities. I love Tenzi because the rules are super easy and fast to explain to students, and the sheer variety of ways to play keeps students (and me as the teacher) from getting bored! A few years ago when …

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Equality and Inequality Symbols Posters

I find that one of my most-referenced set of posters in my classroom is these equality and inequality symbols posters. If you checked out my recent post with the photos of my classroom from this past 2021-2022, you might not remember seeing them. That’s because I took them down to hang up my Powers Posters. …

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High School Math Classroom Decorations 2021-2022

Looking for ideas to decorate your middle school or high school math classroom? Every year, I put together a classroom tour of sorts of my plethora of high school math classroom decorations. Since it’s now August and I need to think about this coming school year’s math decor, I decided I needed to reflect on …

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Engaging Students with Hands-On Data Collection Activities – OCTM 2022

This post contains resources mentioned in the Engaging Students with Hands-On Data Collection Activities presented at the Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2022 Summer Conference. Slides and additional information will be added to this post following the presentation. Dotplot Magnets Design your Own Dot Plot Magnets Dot Plot of the Day Activity Tenzi Tenzi …

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Embracing Joy in Math Class – OCTM 2022 Keynote

This post contains links to resources mentioned in the Embracing Joy in Math Class Keynote Presentation given at the Oklahoma Council for Teachers of Mathematics 2022 Summer Conference. Following the presentation, copies of the slides and additional information about the presentation will be added. Resources Mentioned in Presentation Free Printable Lesson Plan Book Classroom Decorations …

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