How to Keep Students Laughing (at you) with these Algebra Jokes and Riddles Resources!
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How to Keep Students Laughing (at you) with these Algebra Jokes and Riddles Resources!

I remember it all too well. I would stand by the door. Close my eyes. Take a deep breath. Straighten my back to hide the nerves in my stomach. And walk into the room to teach my Algebra class. Don’t get me wrong – I love math. It’s the one language that makes any sense…

3 Easy Ways to Implement the Use of Cells Venn Diagrams
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3 Easy Ways to Implement the Use of Cells Venn Diagrams

As biology teachers, you’d think grading piles of writing would be less common for our department. I mean science class is just doing about of experiments right? HAHAHA!!! Unfortunately, we all know that’s just not the case. With all the CERs, projects, and lab reports, we end up assigning work that requires students to show…

5 ways to Make High School Math Fun with Tarsia Puzzles
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5 ways to Make High School Math Fun with Tarsia Puzzles

Imagine your brain is already fried from listening to a lesson you could barely understand. And then, when all you want to do is turn off your brain, imagine being handed a sheet full of endless questions about that same lesson – with even MORE numbers and words you can barely understand. If you can…

4 Ways to Help Support Special Education Students in a High School Classroom.
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4 Ways to Help Support Special Education Students in a High School Classroom.

It’s the beginning of a new semester and your roster just came out. As you skim through it you see some student’s names you recognize and others you don’t. However, you realize you have several (*) next to a handful of names, indicating students with IEP or 504 plans. Do you begin to internally panic…

5 Easy Differentiated Strategies: Teaching Volume to Disengaged High School Students
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5 Easy Differentiated Strategies: Teaching Volume to Disengaged High School Students

Have you ever looked out at a sea of glazed eyes staring back at you?👀 Better yet, have you ever had those same eyes glaring at you like you had 3 heads? That’s what happens to me whenever I try to introduce the formula for something like the volume of a sphere. Or perhaps the…

Teaching Angles Made Easy with Task Cards: Naming, Classifying, and Measuring
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Teaching Angles Made Easy with Task Cards: Naming, Classifying, and Measuring

Don’t you just love the groans whenever you ask your students to take out a protractor while teaching angles? I know. It’s my favorite thing too. The truth of it is, much of the time, learning geometry does not feel all too applicable to our student’s lives. Not like financial literacy – the link is…