## Scientific Notation Dominoes Activity

I ran across this scientific notation dominoes activity while planning my scientific notation unit, but I didn’t end up using it. I am still including it here because I think it is a great activity! Link to Download Scientific Notation Dominoes Scientific Notation Dominoes

## Combining Like Terms Cut and Paste Activity

Combining Like Terms Activity (Version 3.0) I modified my combining like terms strip activity that I have used for the past two years. This year, I added a box for students to write their simplified answer in. I think it really helped them organize their work better! Close-ups of each problem: Looking for a fun …

## Scientific Notation Ordering Cards Activity

Today, I want to share a set of scientific notation ordering cards I created to use as a sort of formative assessment to see what previous knowledge my students had about scientific notation and how they were progressing as we moved through our different notes and activities. I did not come up with the numbers …

## Geometry Proofs Activity

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 …

## Geometry Concentration Matching Activity

I really like the looks of this geometry concentration matching activity that I learned about at a math teaching conference recently. 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 at the Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics Summer …

## Geometry Self-Checking Activities

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 …

## Stump the Teacher Activity

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 …

## Function Activities from CPM Workshop

Today I’m sharing some fun function activities. This is my second blog post recapping sessions Shaun and I attended last week at the Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics Summer Conference.  Be sure to check out my previous post on High Yield Geometry Routines!   The second session we chose was called Fun Functions by …

## Best Line of Best Fit Contest

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 …

## Dividing Polynomials Using the Box Method Activity

I could tell my Algebra 2 students still needed a lot of practice dividing polynomials using the box method, so I put together this activity. We did this activity the day after we completed our dividing polynomials using the box method foldable. I decided to devise some dividing polynomial jigsaw puzzles for my students to …