Author Archives: A Burton

Investigating Square Roots & Squaring

Here are my materials that I used to teach VA SOL 7.1d Square Roots Notes I made:   Available on my Teachers Pay Teachers site! What we needed: notes, highlighters/colored pencils, grid paper When I did it: in Course 2 Math during Rational Numbers Unit How … Continue reading

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Modeling Integer Operations

Here are my materials that I used to teach VA SOL 7.3 Integer Operations. Notes I made:     Available on my Teachers Pay Teachers site! What we needed: notes, highlighters/colored pencils, counters or chips When I did it: in Course 2 Math … Continue reading

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Classroom Website

Check out my classroom website!! I’ve always used this site, but I dropped it for a bit last year. My previous school district had each teacher have a website and I chose to create my own because that is who … Continue reading

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The Blog is COMING BACK

I’ve been awfully silent here on somebecomepearls.com … so silent that I accidentally let my domain expire, and now I am back to somebecomepearls.wordpress.com until I figure out what to do… But after a 1 1/2 year hiatus I AM … Continue reading

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Verbal Expressions Mobile

What we needed: colored paper, white paper, string, single hole punch, string/yarn/fishing wire, wire hanger, paperclip (to connect to ceiling) Another option for hanging is to use straws, connect them to form a circle, and hang items from them. Not … Continue reading

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21st Century Teaching & Learning

In the Spring of 2013 I was fortunate enough to be a member of the 21st Century Teaching Leads to 21st Century Learning Grant Project.  This was a project between  UVA’s School of Continuing & Professional Outreach and Virginia DOE Mathematics & Science … Continue reading

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Classroom Tour 2013-2014

Welcome to my classroom! Here is a peak into my classroom.  I haven’t taken photos of everything in here so there are some KEY THINGS missing!  I didn’t take a picture of my front board & Promethean OR my desk! … Continue reading

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