Category: Teaching

Summative assessments: a sample unit

I recently concluded a unit on similar polygons with my Math 9 classes, and thought I would share the assessment tools that I used with those classes. I suppose I will have to make...

Spirals!

     My class has recently been studying right triangles and the pythagorean theorem, so I decided to let them take a creative approach to construction with triangles: the Pythagorean Spiral (wiki it!). Students constructed...

Goal review with my PC11 class

At the beginning of this semester I asked my Pre-Calc 11 class to make two goals for their semester of math. I revisited those this week with a socrative Exit ticket survey. I wanted...

Example 6 week plan

Math 9 Six Week Plan #4 My school requires teachers to create six-week plans so we can look ahead several units, stay on track with our instruction, and ensure lessons are connected with standards...

Semester 2 Management Plan

Semester 2 Management Plan A couple days ago I sat down with our instructional coach, Mel, to update my classroom management plan for the start of Semester 2. I am aiming to improve my...