Monthly Archives: September 2013
Day 24 – Out sick ! Not fun. Luckily, I had everything ready to go and I already heard from the sub that things were going well and the students were catching on quickly. Students (should have) worked on Prime … Continue reading
Day 22: Short day because of a delayed opening. After a quick warm-up, we reviewed for our integer test. Day 23: Test day Friday….
I always look through Smart Exchange before I set up my own Smart Board lesson. For this particular lesson, I instead came across a neat video that compared multiplying and dividing integers to a husband and wife in a marriage! … Continue reading
Since I was out on Thursday and Friday, I wanted my students to take a day to review and practice what was learned. I set up the class into stations, called “Islands”. There were 4 islands (2 of each for … Continue reading
I’m out today and Friday for a conference called “The Power of Two”. It’s focused on working and co-teaching in a collaborative setting. I left notes with my sub for adding and subtracting integers. I made an interactive Smartboard lesson … Continue reading
“What are integers?” I had this image up on the Smartboard and posed this question for my students. In most classes, the same dialogue took place… “They are numbers”… Yes, but more specific. “They are negative and positive” Yes, but … Continue reading
Test today! That was all.
Today was a basic day of reviewing for the first chapter test. Students worked on about 25 problems and will finish those for homework. Before getting to that, we took an AIMS Web assessment. I had not heard of this … Continue reading
On Friday my class and I tried a first attempt at using Socrative student clicker for the weekly warm-up quiz. Setting up a Socrative quiz was easy. You have to use two devices to set it up. Using my iPad, I … Continue reading