# Monday Must Reads: Volume 37

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Even though the Oklahoma Teacher Walk-out remains unresolved, my district is back in school this week. To help inspire me to plan engaging lessons for my students, I’m once again compiling a list of the awesomeness I’ve seen on twitter over the past week. I refer to these as my “Monday Must Reads.” I hope you enjoy reading through these highlights and find something you can use in your classroom.

## NCAA Salary Data Analysis Activity

Hedge shares an idea for incorporating real-life data analysis into the classroom.

## Q-Bitz Tasks for the Classroom

Lee C Dawson shares some great ideas for using Q-bitz in the classroom.

## Growth Mindset Dot Plot Activity

Kelli Frazier shares an idea for combining a growth mindset lesson with a dot plot made with dot stickers.

## Direct Variation Oil Spills Hands-On Activity

Faye Zaranti shares a new-to-me idea of simulating oil spills to collect data.

## Using Locations to Explain Sets and Subsets

Sarah Worthen illustrates a great way to explain sets and subsets.

## This Classroom is a… Door Design

Trisha Odem Rey highlights Leigh Anne Tyson‘s awesome classroom door with a great message.

## Parental Words of Encouragement

Richard Piwonka shares a great idea for involving parents in your classroom.

## Parabolic Artwork Project

Rachel Rice highlights some awesome parabolic artwork from students.

## Paper Plate Encouragement Activity

Rachel Rice also shares a great paper plate encouragement activity that could be applied to the classroom.

## Hand Sanitizer Unit Rate Activity

MamaMara shares a lesson idea based on hand sanitizer.

## Box and Whisker Plots with Painters Tape

Rebecca shares a great idea for a box plot lesson involving painter’s tape.

## Factor Tables to Introduce Factoring Quadratics

Leigh Ann Mitchell introduces factoring with these creative factor tables.

## Black History Month Display

Miss Jenn wows with her beautiful hallway displays!

## Mathematician and Scientist Murals

Jeff O’Shields shares some inspiring murals from his school.

## Math-Themed Spot It (Dobble) Decks

Remember the Spot It cards I mentioned yesterday? Lesley shares some decks of math-themed cards she created. Apparently, the game is known as Dobble in the UK. Who knew?!?

## Function Poster Projects

Miss Sandwisch shares some awesome function projects that students submitted.

## Mark Capture Recapture Lab

Any lesson that involves “a soundtrack of frogs for authenticity” is a winner in my book. Check out this creative lesson from Megan Lonsdale.

## Squiggly Bracket Writing Practice Activity

Jae Ess inspires with her handwriting practice sheets for squiggly brackets! You can download my card sort for function/not a function here.

## Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series WODB

Kathy Owens shares a WODB that she created for arithmetic and geometric sequences and series.

## Inflatable Geometry Project

Dan Burns shows how to combine geometry with inflatables for an unforgettable lesson.

## Jeopardy Review Game with Classroom Makeover

Priscilla Seesman says don’t just play jeopardy, host jeopardy!

## Pi Symbol Desk Arrangement

I’m super inspired by how Priscilla arranged her desks for Pi Day!

## Five Editable Foldable Templates

Katrina Newell inspires with five free foldable templates that could be adapted for just about any topic!

## Spiraling Review for Do Nows

Mr. Boulton shares an idea for spiraling review with a question from last lesson, last week, last topic, and last term.

## Mean, Median, Mode, and Range Cup Stacking Activity

Shae Robinson produces a fun lesson by combining cup stacking with the measures of central tendency.

## Spanish Double Letter Puzzles

Lisa Richardson continues her Double Letter awesomeness with some puzzles in Spanish!

## Human Bar Graph Activity

Paul Apostle North gets students outside and active while practicing making graphs.

Until next week, keep sharing your awesome ideas!