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### 3 Big Ideas to Introduce Slope Fields

Do you struggle to introduce SLOPE FIELDS to your students each year? The topic of slope fields was first introduced to the AP Calculus AB

### Riemann Sums – The Struggle is Real!

The struggle is real! In differential calculus, we used the limit of the slopes of secant lines to define the slope of a tangent line. So,

### 4 Big Theorems About Polynomials

Four Big Theorems About Polynomials  Algebra 2 is filled with so many rich topics and concepts to be discovered. I want to take a look

### Keep Calm and Use L’Hospital’s Rule

In the last of three posts on Teaching Limits, let’s explore the use of L’Hôpital’s Rule for those who teach Calculus. When Pre-Calculus students use

### More Thoughts on Teaching Limits

In my previous post, 3 Tips Before Teaching Limits, we set the stage for helping our Pre-Calculus students prepare for their journey into the world

### 3 Tips Before Teaching Limits

3 Tips Before Teaching Limits As the second semester begins, do you think about how well your Pre-Calculus students understand functions from a Calculus perspective?

### What Note-Taking Format Works Best for Your Students?

Note-taking is a skill that requires maturity.  Students should be developmentally ready to become independent note-takers

### Reaching Every Learner

What do you do with the student who has their head down, resting during your class?  Should we just squirt them with a water bottle to

### 5 Key Points to Graphing Sine and Cosine

Each year my Pre-calculus students first encounter the graphs of sine and cosine curves, I find two groups of learners in my room.  There are

### Differentiation in a Digital World

Differentiated instruction is not a mystery to effective teachers.  Educators have been differentiating instruction for as long as there have been schools.   It’s simply

### The 5 A’s for Creating a Positive Classroom Culture

This month the Secondary Smorgasbord is talking about how to create a positive classroom culture.  When I began my journey into education, I was introduced to Linda Albert’s

### Five Tips to Successful Interactive Notebooks

“Oh, But You Teach Honors Classes and Those Kids Know How To Stay Organized!” “So, why would you want to use Foldables?” I hear this

### What is Your Blended Learning Model for Teaching in the Digital World?

Do you feel overwhelmed by the rapid changes occurring in the world of education?  Has your school gone to a 1:1 platform, or are you

### Spring Training In AP Calculus

Do you have a working action plan for how you and your students approach the “CRUNCH TIME” we now face in preparation for the AP

### Math Mondays: Pi Day

Well, epic Pi Day 3.14.1:59 has come and gone, but this year holds almost as much excitement for mathematicians around the globe. We will celebrate

### Help Me! I Don’t Get It!

This month our Math Monday Blog hop is focused on how we help our struggling students. No matter what level of learner you teach, all

### What Does the Future Hold for Digital Learning?

So many changes have occurred in educational best practices within the last two decades, yet we are already riding on the crest of the next

### Mathematics in a Digital World: Google, OneDrive & More

I’ve been giving a lot of thought on how to effectively integrate a 1:1 approach in my mathematics classroom next fall.  When my students are

### 3 Big Ideas to Introduce Slope Fields

Do you struggle to introduce SLOPE FIELDS to your students each year? The topic of slope fields was first introduced to the AP Calculus AB

### Riemann Sums – The Struggle is Real!

The struggle is real! In differential calculus, we used the limit of the slopes of secant lines to define the slope of a tangent line. So,

### 4 Big Theorems About Polynomials

Four Big Theorems About Polynomials  Algebra 2 is filled with so many rich topics and concepts to be discovered. I want to take a look

### Keep Calm and Use L’Hospital’s Rule

In the last of three posts on Teaching Limits, let’s explore the use of L’Hôpital’s Rule for those who teach Calculus. When Pre-Calculus students use

### More Thoughts on Teaching Limits

In my previous post, 3 Tips Before Teaching Limits, we set the stage for helping our Pre-Calculus students prepare for their journey into the world

### 3 Tips Before Teaching Limits

3 Tips Before Teaching Limits As the second semester begins, do you think about how well your Pre-Calculus students understand functions from a Calculus perspective?

### What Note-Taking Format Works Best for Your Students?

Note-taking is a skill that requires maturity.  Students should be developmentally ready to become independent note-takers

### Reaching Every Learner

What do you do with the student who has their head down, resting during your class?  Should we just squirt them with a water bottle to

### 5 Key Points to Graphing Sine and Cosine

Each year my Pre-calculus students first encounter the graphs of sine and cosine curves, I find two groups of learners in my room.  There are

### Differentiation in a Digital World

Differentiated instruction is not a mystery to effective teachers.  Educators have been differentiating instruction for as long as there have been schools.   It’s simply

### The 5 A’s for Creating a Positive Classroom Culture

This month the Secondary Smorgasbord is talking about how to create a positive classroom culture.  When I began my journey into education, I was introduced to Linda Albert’s

### Five Tips to Successful Interactive Notebooks

“Oh, But You Teach Honors Classes and Those Kids Know How To Stay Organized!” “So, why would you want to use Foldables?” I hear this

### What is Your Blended Learning Model for Teaching in the Digital World?

Do you feel overwhelmed by the rapid changes occurring in the world of education?  Has your school gone to a 1:1 platform, or are you

### Spring Training In AP Calculus

Do you have a working action plan for how you and your students approach the “CRUNCH TIME” we now face in preparation for the AP

### Math Mondays: Pi Day

Well, epic Pi Day 3.14.1:59 has come and gone, but this year holds almost as much excitement for mathematicians around the globe. We will celebrate

### Help Me! I Don’t Get It!

This month our Math Monday Blog hop is focused on how we help our struggling students. No matter what level of learner you teach, all