## Fact Finders: A Fun Way to Engage Secondary Math Students

One of the struggles in teaching a math class is that skills need to be practiced over and over (and over and over!) to gain mastery understanding. But, students aren’t always up for it,...

One of the struggles in teaching a math class is that skills need to be practiced over and over (and over and over!) to gain mastery understanding. But, students aren’t always up for it,...

Christmas break, winter break, whatever you want to call it….it.is.wonderful! Just when you are getting worn out from pouring yourself into your classroom, a glorious, several day break comes your way! But, so often...

I yell a lot as a mom. What is it about our own children that just drives us bonkers?! But, one thing I pride myself on (and one thing I am trying to improve...

Homework, homework, homework. You need to assign it, because, well, let’s face it, your students need practice, but….what to do with it!? Grade it? Check it? Go over it? Collect it? Today I would...

Writing in math class…..something most teachers want to try, but are either nervous or unsure how to start. I know for me, incorporating writing was always way more intimidating that trying a new activity...

TED Talks are conferences of speakers on various topics. Some are inspirational; some are educational; some are just for fun. If you haven’t used TED Talks in your classroom, I think you are really...

Are your students tuned out? Eyes glazed over? Are you tired of students complaining about the classwork you give them? BUT, are you just a little nervous about trying an “activity”? Afraid that if...

While teaching high school math, the majority of my students were those who struggled with math. Most of my kids were boys and they had career goals of working in the coal mines, driving...

The first day of school – it will be here before we know it! The excitement, nervousness, anxiousness, curiosity, enthusiasm……and I can only image how the students will be feeling! Each year I felt...

“When am I EVER going to use this?” If I had a nickel for every time I heard that as a high school math teacher! A few years ago I was tired of hearing...