What is a task card? Task cards are exactly what they sound like. They are cards that contain one question or task for students to complete. Why should you use and start collecting task cards? Task cards are versatile and can be used for a variety of activities within the classroom. They can be printable […]
The constant of proportionality is a core topic for 7th grade math in my state. Trying to get students to pronounce it, let alone to understand it, can be a challenge. In this post, I have a few tips that help my students that I would like to share with you. Tip #1 Hook the
One of the best places to find rational numbers in the real world is in the kitchen. Many of my 7th graders tell me that they are responsible for cooking meals for the family at home. So, I like to incorporate cooking or recipes into my lessons whenever possible.
One of my favorite ways to teach probability is with playing cards. In this post, I am going to tell you about a probability lesson that I do with my students and how I use playing cards to make it more fun and engaging. Kids Don’t Play Cards Anymore One day, while I was teaching
It’s that time of year when students learn how to find the area and circumference of a circle. There’s a time of year for that? Of course. Pi Day is coming. That magical date of March 14th (3.14) when teachers everywhere talk about all things related to the number pi and circles. Many teachers celebrate