Submitted by mccannwr on Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:52am.
The lesson on triangle sum theorem, exterior angle theorem and parallel line relationships revolved around the online teaching tool Quizlet live. I used this technology as a review of the concepts before they took a quiz as a reinforcement of the material.
Submitted by mccannwr on Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:54am.
Students practice the distributive property with variables on both sides. They make a recap of a given problem. Students must discuss with their group how to do the problem and then use appropriate math language as they complete the problem.
Submitted by JNewcombe on Mon, 04/24/2017 - 9:11pm.
Students used Padlet walls to post thoughts/connections/questions about their reading of the historical fiction novel My Brother Sam Is Dead. Students were placed into small groups by teacher. Teacher created a Padlet wall for each small group. Group members were asked to post at least two comments per chapter of reading.
Submitted by degrawlm on Thu, 04/20/2017 - 5:14pm.
This lesson focuses on students learning how to interpret unit rate as slope using digital math tools. Students are directly instructed on this topic, then explore the topic through a Desmos interactive application activity.
Submitted by knordstrom on Wed, 04/12/2017 - 7:20am.
Through an exploration of Manifest Destiny, students assess its influence on westward expansion, including the annexation of the Louisiana Territory, Florida, Texas and the resulting Mexican War, Oregon Country, and New Mexico/ California.
Submitted by jgerlach on Sun, 03/26/2017 - 8:31pm.
Bring your handwritten math to life with FluidMath! FluidMath is the first handwriting based educational math app designed for teachers and students in grades 6-12. It is applicable to pre-algebra through calculus courses.
Submitted by knordstrom on Fri, 03/24/2017 - 3:00pm.
In this unit students explore the extension of democracy and Native American removal during the Age of Jackson. They also explore how Jackson used the power of the presidency to attack the Bank of the United States and its favoritism toward the wealthy elite. Students then focus on westward expansion, examining art and other primary sources to assess the treatment of Native Americans.