## Volumes of Revolution

First you get an idea to spice up a lesson. Second you hem and haw about whether it will be the amount of increase in student learning/interest will be worth … Continue reading

## Khan Academy in the classroom

I’ve been teaching math for just shy of 20 years. I love teaching math and always have. about 10 years ago I was assigned to teach two sections of Cognitive … Continue reading

## NBPTS AYA Mathematics (Mostly Component 4)

I wrote this post last year and never posted it because it was mostly just for me. However, I thought that maybe someone might benefit from my thoughts so here … Continue reading

## NBPTS – Visual Score Calculator

This Desmos graph is designed to help you visualize your National Board Certification in Teaching scores.

## Polar Graphing on Desmos

I wanted to demonstrate polar graphing on Desmos to my class. When you graph a polar equation in Desmos the domain is preset at 0 < Theta < 12 pi … Continue reading

## Mr. Orange

Today I had the opportunity to go with a fellow teacher to observe math classes at our two 6-7 middle schools and our 8-9 mid high school. We had a … Continue reading

## Barbie Bungee

Here is a video of one student’s Barbie Bungee success. Successful Jump Are we doing math or playing with Barbies? The world will never know. I found Barbie Bungee on a … Continue reading