To Accumulate a Rate — Integrate!

Teaching High School Mathematics

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

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Barbie Bungee 2016

Here is a video of one student’s Barbie Bungee success. Successful Jump This is my second year doing Barbie Bungee and I thought it was a great activity again. I adjusted … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Starting with a blank slate – Least Number of Linear Equations Planning

I like creating unique activities for my math class, especially if there is a challenge or competition aspect to it. Here is my latest Activity: Least Number of Linear Equations … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

Least Number of Linear Equations

I just created another linear Graphing activity to hopefully make graphing linear equations fun as we practice this over and over. Today we did Barbie Bungee and it was great. … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · 5 Comments

Linear Graphing (Hit a Point) Challenge

I just created another linear graphing class activity in the same vein as the Linear Graphing Auction activity I did last week which the students loved. Here is the worksheet: graphingchallenge – My … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Using Student Created Problems in Calculus.

Last week I used Desmos Activity Builder for a lesson on choosing which function out of a set of three graphs were the position, velocity, and acceleration. Here it is: Position, … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Area of a Frame?

A guy that teaches math a couple doors down from me sent me a picture tonight of his son’s math problem from a test or quiz. Here it is: Then … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · Leave a comment