Teaching math can be hard! Especially when you have students who are more comfortable with concepts than you are! Here's a fun way to introduce integers to your students with some real life examples. Integers are really everywhere and it's much easier to convince your students to learn something when they know it will actually … Continue reading Lesson Plan: Intro to Integers
This was a super fun little project that I used as my evaluation for area and perimeter when I was teaching a 6/7 split. I found that even in grade 7 some of my students were having trouble remembering the difference between area and perimeter so making them do both really helped solidify. The 7's … Continue reading Lesson Plan: Amusement Park Area and Perimeter
On the first day of school teachers try to engage their students and get to know them. You are also building your class climate, and it is important to remember what you want that to be.
If there’s one thing you want to establish right at the beginning of the year, it’s what your core expectations are. If you’re unsure about what these are then your students won’t be able to meet them and you’ll feel frustrated and grumpy that your classroom isn’t functioning the way you want it to. When … Continue reading Lesson Plan: Back to School Expectations