Happy Monday! Things have been pretty quiet here on the blog since last Monday’s Must Reads post because I decided to take full advantage of the opportunity to rest during our 9 days off for Thanksgiving. Today was our first day back, and I’m excited about what’s ahead for all of my classes as we sprint towards Christmas Break.
I hope you enjoy this week’s “Must Reads.”
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John Rowe offers up a new Open Middle Problem that will be a perfect addition to your unit on linear equations. Keep procrastinating, John. We all appreciate the fruit of your procrastination!
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I love Sarah DiMaria‘s approach to displaying the norms created by each class. The idea of having each student sign the norms is brilliant.
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I had my first experience with Prime Climb at a meeting of the Tulsa Math Teachers’ Circle. David Butler shares a simple but brilliant tweak to make playing a life-sized game of Prime Climb even easier: colored sashes to represent teams.
Charlotte Anne combines food with proof. Now, I want to do my own research. Are Doritos consistently sized?
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Toni Madison shares an inspiring Christmas-themed project that could be used in pretty much any math class: vocab ornaments. Be sure to check out Toni’s blog post with more details about this project and other awesome Christmas ideas for the math classroom!
Thanksgiving may be over, but I can’t help but share this awesome angle finding activity from Ms. Grove.
Janice Mejia shows off a student example of a social media project. Love how this type of activity can bring out student creativity!
Until next week, keep sharing!