Tag Archives: differentiation

Geometry TicTacToe

What we needed: just paper for the kids to do the work When I did it: I do this activity after studying and practicing with angles, quadrilateral relationships, and similar vs congruent figures How it went: This activity has a variety of levels … Continue reading

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Integer Station Activity

Updated!! Stations are a great way to get kids to practice a skill in a fun way.  A middle schooler won’t work for an hour straight on math, but break it up into 5-10 minute chunks of different activities and … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Stations are Super Fun

Stations are a staple in my classroom.  I try to do a full class period (1.5 hrs) of stations once a week.  I think of them as a way for students to get a lot of practice in a concept … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Keeping Kids From Falling Behind

I try my best to keep kids from falling behind. My best… is not always perfect, but I have the best intentions. I teach 2 classes: pre-algebra and Algebra 1. My pre-algebra class meets every day and I don’t generally … Continue reading

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First Day of School RAFT

I am so grateful I do this activity every year.  I learn so much about my kids in the first few days that other teachers take weeks to learn.  Kids do a RAFT applying what they have learned about my … Continue reading

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Proportions in Real Life RAFT

My kids get so excited when I say we are doing one.  They are generally so engaged in their work that it extends to a second day.  I use them as an activity within a unit as well as as … Continue reading

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