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Last month, I shared a building polynomials activity that I created. Since then, numerous teachers have shared photos with me of their students completing the puzzle. This makes me super happy! Since that activity has proved to be so popular, I thought it was time to share another activity I created to go along with …

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Earlier this week, I challenged my chemistry students to a Black Box Activity Challenge. The idea is that they would be given containers where they could not see the contents. They would have to use their resources to create a hypothesis regarding what was in the container. My goal was to give my students a …

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Short and sweet post today to let you know about an awesome chemistry gossip activity I found for FREE on TpT.  I gave it to my physical science students as a “let’s get back in work mode since we haven’t seen each other for five days as a result of fall break” activity.  It only …

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Looking for a geometry proofs activity to give your students some extra practice with this tricky topic? Check out this idea I learned about recently at a math teaching conference. I learned about this geometry activity while attending a session titled “Taking the Practice Out of the Worksheet” by Judy Schwarz of Moore Public Schools …

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Looking for some self-checking activities for geometry class? Check out these ideas I learned about at a recent conference I attended. I learned about these geometry activities while attending a session titled “Taking the Practice Out of the Worksheet” by Judy Schwarz of Moore Public Schools at the Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics Summer …

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I learned about this Stump the Teacher Activity from Judy Schwarz while attending a session titled “Taking the Practice Out of the Worksheet” by Judy Schwarz of Moore Public Schools at the Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics Summer Conference. It goes as follows: Give students a textbook section to read.  Set a timer. When …

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Earlier this week, I had the privilege of having Kara Tobey observe my classroom.  She’s a first-year math teacher in Little Rock, AR, and she’s got an awesome blog that you should definitely check out: Algeotrigcal.  I especially love the questions tab she has on her blog where she writes about questions she is pondering …

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