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As a geometry teacher, this pet peeve. I'd be grading and see students mixing up their usage of congruent and equal in lines of a proof. Since I make kids write out separate lines for each step, including converting from a statement of congruence over to an equation with the measures, missing this was really messing up their scores, along with driving me crazy. Here's a post about how I taught this skill and solved the problem!
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Check out these free adding and subtracting integers math stations. Your 7th grade math students will practice integers on number lines will make sense of the integer rules. This fun activity is better than any worksheet and is aligned to the common core standards. Your middle school math students will love this product. Click here to download yours now. #makesenseofmath #integers
This set of partner activities are a great way to practice integer and rational number operations. 5 sets of self-checking partner activities will give you students lots of chances to practice, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of integers and positive and negative numbers. #middleschoolmath #wilcoxsway #integers
This blog article is my humble opinion about the necessity of teaching significant figures (digits) to our science students.
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A variety of ideas about how to get your whole math class participating at the same time.
Use multiple representations of student strategies when doing number talks in secondary math classroom.
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Students will use tables, graphs and equations to understand linear relationships in this slope intercept discovery activity. #linear #mathmodels #algebra
Make predictions then explore the patterns found in everyday objects like stairs. This interactive exercise focuses on developing an equation to represent a mathematical rule and working with virtual manipulatives to visualize a concept, taking math out of the classroom and into the real world. This resource is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School collection.
Get lots of great tips to help you plan for number talks in your middle school math or secondary math classroom.
Using visual models can help students see what another student was thinking during a number talk.
Tips and tricks to help you getting started with number talks in your middle school math or secondary math classroom