When students are learning about area formulas, it helps to be able to SHOW them why each formula works.  I like to use paper to try to cut ...
A sure-fire inevitability each year is the need for parent-teacher conferences when concerns arise. There are so many reasons you may need t...
Whenever I finish a unit with my classes, I like to play a review game.  My students always love review days and look forward to them.  Game...
Equations of lines is such an important topic in Algebra 1 AND it's so fun to teach!  When I taught Algebra 1, I knew that students need...
Oh, back to school time.  Back to school season causes anticipation, dread, and excitement in even the most seasoned teacher.  It's a ti...
When I taught the properties of exponents in algebra, it was always a breath of fresh air from our other topics. I had taught them about wri...
Interactive notebooks are my favorite way to present lessons to students.  When I get out a foldable, my students are always more engaged t...