How many ways are there to prove the Pythagorean theorem? - For more proofs of the Pythagorean theorem, including the one created by former U.S. President James Garfield, visit this site. Another resource, The Pythagorean Proposition, by Elisha Scott Loomis, contains an impressive collection of 367 proofs of the Pythagorean theorem. Guided Math - Mrs.Shannon's First Grade Class This page has been created to help you get Guided Math, Math Workshop, up and running successfully in your classrooms to improve student engagement and student achievement. **Please note this was all created before Common Core. Click on the pictures to enlarge.
Frayer Model-Vocabulary Study Google Doc! Frayer Model-Vocabulary Study Google Doc! I like to make technology and learning interactive. While working on ideas for science vocabulary, I began thinking about using Frayer models. I wondered, “Is there a way that students could collaborate on a digital version?”
Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series Volume 1 Blackline Masters Click the link below to download PDFs of all the Blackline Masters for Volume 1. Please note that this will take approximately 1-2 mintues for a dial-up connection. Lower Secondary Page Simple ideas, like adding together two odds to make an even, can lead to fascinating insights with important real world applications. In this feature, we have chosen some resources from the Exploring Our Number System pathway on wild.maths.org. Here's how you can send your solutions to these problems. Charlie's Delightful Machine
Teacher Talk: PicCollage in the Classroom – PicCollage When we created PicCollage, we thought it would mainly be used as a digital alternative to scrap-booking, allowing users to capture their memories in unique, creative ways. But pretty quickly, we began seeing teachers from all over the world sharing their students’ PicCollage projects across social media and we realized what a great tool we’d created for the classroom! Since then, we’ve worked to make PicCollage classroom-friendly by adding school settings and even developing PicCollage for Kids, which can be used by kids of any age.
Buzzing for Dice Addition and Subtraction Buzzing for Dice Addition and Subtraction Updated Dice and Dominoes are useful manipulatives for helping children understand addition, subtraction, and even operations and algebraic thinking as described in first grade Common Core Standards. This post is about the importance of subitizing and why it is very important for families to play games involving dice and dominoes when children are young. OCSD Interactive Games Design Your Own Games Pre-Made Games Matching Game Directions- In this game you can match up words. An Educator’s Guide to the “Four Cs” Preparing 21st Century Students for a Global Society Found In: teaching strategies All educators want to help their students succeed in life. What was considered a good education 50 years ago, however, is no longer enough for success in college, career, and citizenship in the 21st century. The “21st Century Skills” movement is more than a decade old. Yet, educators still pose important questions about how to move 21st century education forward.
Guided Math Groups Background Schedule Planning and Organizing So, What is Everyone Else Doing? Math Games and Activities Guided Math Presentation Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs When using Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy (a revised take on Bloom’s devised by educator Andrew Churches), it helps to have a list of verbs to know what actions define each stage of the taxonomy. This is useful for lesson planning, rubric making, and any other teacher-oriented task requiring planning and assessment strategies. The Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy verbs in this handy infographic apply specifically to each stage of the taxonomy.
#more How to teach math in small groups looks different for each teacher due to personality, teaching style, grade level and a group of kiddos. So for some guided math seems like a daunting task. It can be difficult, but with goals in mind it’s a great and sure fire way to meet the needs of your students. If you want to differentiate math, then guided math is for you. Here is how I create a guided math binder to help me stay on top of lesson planning for my four kindergarten math groups.