Tag Archives: BEDMAS

Foxy Fives – cuz it’s better than Four Fours

Foxy Fives is my Day 21 lesson (actually a game) that I got from this book. The teacher is supposed to make a deck of 62 cards from posterboard, the cards are marked from 1 to 25, and blah, blah, blah. For the life of me, I don’t know why you’d need a deck of cards at all […]

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First Lessons in Algebra 1

I just want to quickly share my tentative first batch of lessons for Algebra 1 as I’m putting them together. I’m sure some of it would also be appropriate for younger and older kids. 1st lesson is here. 2nd lesson: algebraic_thinking — I really like these 8 problems! 3rd lesson: odd_one_out — I especially like this because there’s no one correct answer. What’s important is […]

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Last Math Lessons

On the first day of school, I promised all my students that I’d do my best to make math relevant and challenging. I also promised to never waste their time, therefore they could expect to do math every day in my class, including the last day of class. I did not promise them that math would be fun […]

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