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Teaching High School Mathematics

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

Derivative Sketching

It’s a little cumbersome to sketch a derivative on your computer, but I love having my students practice sketching derivatives with the app at http://www.flashandmath.com/advanced/derdraw/DerivativeDraw.html. It’s so great that it tells … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Position, Velocity, and Acceleration Graph Puzzles

I just really like puzzles… Whenever I get a problem I don’t know how to solve, I think of it as a puzzle. I feel like when most students get … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

Linear Graphing Auction

I’ve created a linear graphing activity that was super fun. The kids enjoyed it and I had a great time too. Here is the pdf of the worksheet: graphingauction I just did … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

WODB – Which one Doesn’t Belong? With a Couple Twists.

Fun Challenging assignment in Calculus that focuses on what a derivative tells you about a function.

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment