## Class of 2023 Stickers with Math Design [FREE SVG]

Looking for a fun mathematical gift for graduating seniors in the class of 2023? I created this free SVG file which can be used to make stickers or vinyl decals for the math-loving graduates in your life. I used this SVG file to create class of 2023 stickers for my AP Calculus AB students who …

## 2022-2023 Free Printable Lesson Plan Book

My new school year starts next week, so that means it is time to put together this year’s free printable lesson plan book. In case you want to create one for yourself, I am sharing the files so you can print and customize your own lesson plan book for the 2022-2023 school year. This free …

## Building a Cone to Visualize Conic Sections

I love teaching conic sections, so I was super-excited to discover a set of instructions online for building a cone to help students visualize the four different types of conic sections. This made the perfect addition to our last unit of the year in Pre-Calculus – conics! Conics used to be a topic I taught …

## Stellated Icosahedron Straw Art

I created these stellated icosahedrons from clear plastic straws and curling ribbon. They make the perfect math classroom decoration to hang from the ceiling of my room. I learned how to make these stellated icosahedrons from Janelle Graham. Her blog sadly no longer exists, but I was able to find an archived version of the …

## Icosahedron Ornament Balls Tutorial

I’ve got an icosahedron ornament balls tutorial to share with you today. These ornaments are super easy and fun to build with just twenty circles, glue, and some ribbon. These ornaments can be made for Christmas or really any time of year! I actually had a guest teacher for this lesson. My sister is studying …

## DIY Shower Curtain Coordinate Plane

I want to share with you directions for creating my new favorite teaching tool – a shower curtain coordinate plane. Over Thanksgiving Break, I pulled out my copy of Teach Like A Pirate to help me infuse some creative ideas into this unit on relations and functions in Algebra 1.   One of the questions you should …

## DIY Domino Pencil Holder

Today I want to share my new classroom creation – a diy domino pencil holder. I teach in a small, rural school with a very high percentage of low-income students.  The local businesses in town go together to purchase all of the school supplies for the students in elementary school and middle school.  Thus, many …

## Real Number System Nesting Boxes

I’m excited to show off my real number system nesting boxes to you today. I hope everybody is having a fabulous Monday!  I’ve really been enjoying my last Monday of summer.  And tomorrow, I will celebrate my last day of summer.  Teachers report on Wednesday for inservice, and we will have students in our classrooms …

## DIY Flip Chutes

I was first introduced to the idea of flip chutes via Pinterest.  I saw them and thought they were cute, but I dismissed the idea as being too elementary for my high school students.  With one year of teaching experience under my belt, I’ve learned that nothing is too elementary for my high school students.  …