Friday, July 27, 2012

Fraction Division

I never REALLY understand why we flip the 2nd fraction in fraction division problems. Never questioned it seriously until I became a teacher. I definitely want to thank an outstanding Math Facilitator in Mrs. Janet Tomlinson who allowed me to discover the meaning for myself. 


Inspiring Words of the Day: 

"Use adding machine tape to illustrate absolute value"

"Warn students before stopping time for an activity or task"

"Can use a double number line to demonstrate proportional relationships"

Simple reminder to students about Interquartile Range (IQR) = "How long is that box?"

:)

Professional Development

This is what we do during math training. 



Inspiring Words of the Day:

"Confusion is the moment before understanding"

"See the regularity, then write the formula"

"Essential questions should be arguable!"