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I am a teacher and I love my job! I have been teaching middle school math for 9 years and love learning about new techniques as well as sharing what works in my classroom.
I am a teacher and I love my job! I have been teaching middle school math for 9 years and love learning about new techniques as well as sharing what works in my classroom.

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Catching Up!
I just realized the sad fact that it has been since August that I wrote my last blog. Shame on me! I have decided to fill you (the reader) in on what I have been doing in my classroom. First, I must say that while I loved being a regular classroom 6th grade...
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Making Sense Out of Multiplication...
It seems as though the longer I teach, the more it seems that students just really have difficulty using the multiplication algorithm. When I started to see this more often a few years back, I began to implement the "matrix" or "grilled cheese" method of mu...
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Applying Plotting Ordered Pairs: Mathica Monster Activity Mathica Monster I was trying to figure out how to make an engaging lesson to help my students apply their graphing of ordered pairs skills and I think I have made a fun and entertaining lesson! In th...
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Reflecting Ordered Pairs Across the Axes: A Hands On Activity Using Mirrors
It has been a while since I have written a blog entry. (Snow days and state testing has backed a lot of my lesson planning up). I am very excited to write about a recent lesson that I completed with my students that involved reflecting across the x and y-ax...
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Here is a new lesson from Betta Math that will help you teach your students build a concrete understanding of how to divide fractions. Includes a bonus pre-requisite lesson that allows students to discover how to multiply fractions.
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Here is a new lesson from Betta Math on building the concepts needed to Divide Frations...
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Teaching the Concept of Dividing Fractions to Middle Schoolers Can Be Done Successfully!
At the end of a few beautiful and restful snow days, I am getting ready to go back to work today. (It has always been a well known fact that teachers enjoy getting those calls more than the kids do!) Having a little extra time off has given me time to spruc...
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