By the time we get through Halloween, students are gearing up for the next distraction. While we are pushing integers and inequalities, VISIONS of SUGARPLUMS are dancing in their heads! TRY including activities that embrace the fun and excitement .... HERE are some easy ideas to use an ordinary worksheet and convert it for… Continue reading motivating students – the challenges of NOVEMBER and DECEMBER
my math journey – part 1
My earliest math memory? I’m not quite sure what that is. Perhaps it was comparing which cookie is bigger or counting down the minutes during an enforced nap (or time-out). I'll start the story of my math journey, with my elementary years…. My math is a result of SPUTNIK . When I… Continue reading my math journey – part 1
DAY 1 – get them engaged!
The key is to engage your students from the start and to maintain that enthusiasm throughout your course ... set that tone on DAY ONE! IMAGINE this .... your students enter class on the first day. After introductions and classroom basics, you give them a worksheet with questions from their end-of-year exams in the previous math… Continue reading DAY 1 – get them engaged!