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Elissa Miller
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Teacher. Blogger. Tweeter. Organizer.
Teacher. Blogger. Tweeter. Organizer.

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Goal Setting and Spreadsheets
I'm feeling really weird that I haven't formally set any goals or resolutions over the last two years. New Year's Day has always been a secret favorite holiday of mine. I love beginnings, fresh starts, organizing, listing, etc. When I was younger I would ...
Goal Setting and Spreadsheets
Goal Setting and Spreadsheets
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Unit Circle Art IV
It's that time of year again for my unit circle projects! My requirements are that it can't be made out of paper and has to contain radians, degrees, and ordered pairs. See my previous posts here:  Unit Circle Art I , II , and III . This is the rubric I use...
Unit Circle Art IV
Unit Circle Art IV
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Unit Circle Art III
It's that time of year again for my unit circle projects!  My requirements are that it can't be made out of paper and has to contain radians, degrees, and ordered pairs. Unit Circle Art I and II posts here and here . This is the rubric I used to grade them ...
Unit Circle Art III
Unit Circle Art III
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Special Right Triangles: Tic-Tac-Toe Method
I've always taught special right triangle by comparing similar triangles, writing proportions, and cross-multiplying. Last year I tried this investigation for the first time that also doubled as a project with mixed results. I tried it again this year but w...
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My Flavor Is Confidence
Virtual Conference on Mathematical Flavors Your teaching practice has an impact on how your kids think about mathematics. Our classrooms are little bubbles and while kids are sitting in them, they are picking up all kinds of signals about mathematics. You m...
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All The (Good) Things!
I don't know why it is so hard for me to be consistent in blogging my one good thing when I can tweet it. But I thought I would do a mash up of all the good things from the past three weeks that I can remember and then start fresh next week! A senior that's...
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Odds and Ends
I've used this activity for the past few years, using foam circles from Dollar Tree that I labeled with sharpies and stuck up all over the room. My ceilings are too high to reach and I felt like that always threw them off. This year I got the bright idea to...
Odds and Ends
Odds and Ends
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Function Composition: An Intro
I'm pretty sure I got this original task from @pamjwilson but I can't find the original file or link. I found this one which is where I got the questions from. I tried this before with my own family tree but it just brought on way too many irrelevant questi...
Function Composition: An Intro
Function Composition: An Intro
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Solving Equations
Both of my 9th grade Algebra I classes had 8th grade algebra so the majority of my course is review. I started the year with solving equations by using Katrina Newell's equation flip book . (I loved that this included infinite and no solutions as well as fr...
Solving Equations
Solving Equations
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Digital and Video Answer Keys
Last year I finally got the genius idea to make digital answer keys for each INB page. While that takes a while obviously, I was writing them out every year to have an answer key for absent students. This year, I only have to do the first couple in each uni...
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