Alex May 24, at 4: All teaching has always been to evaluate understanding and comprehension by way of a test.
In the spirit of the holidays, I want to share some of my favorite things with you! Keep reading until the end, because there is something for you too! As long as I can remember, we have always blasted old Christmas music and put up the tree as a family. My mom would take us to the store to pick out our own Christmas ornament every year.
We would put our initials on it very small at the bottom and the year. Then, when I got my own Christmas tree as an adult, my mom gave me all of my own ornaments that I picked out as I was growing up. All of them bring back memories and it's fun to put them up and tell my son about each one.
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I hope to start the tradition with him next year when he's a little older. This is my Christmas tree this year: My Favorite Math Activity My favorite math activity is a sum 'em activity. I use them to review all kinds of concepts. They encourage students to work together and find their own mistakes.
Students are put in groups of four and each student in a group is given one card with a problem on it. When all of the students in the group have finished their problems, they add their answers together. Then, students check their sums with the teacher. If they are incorrect, they trade problems within their group and try again.
If they are correct, they move on to another set of cards. I love this type of activity because it gets students working together and talking about math.
If you'd like to see my other sum 'em activities, you can find them here. First, if you haven't tried Flair pens yet, you need to.
I'm kind of cheap about some things and I just thought they were overpriced. I love that they are so bold and bright, but don't bleed through paper. I also like that they liven up the white pages in my interactive notebooks. My second favorite math teacher tool is a timer.
Really, every teacher needs a timer. Yes, I have one on my phone, but I don't really want to have my phone out around my students all day.
I have this cheap, digital timer and it works great. Timers help keep students one task by putting a little pressure on them.
Also, they can help by minimizing transition time. Even my high school students like getting stickers. I always put a sticker on tests and quizzes that have earned an A. My students love seeing that they have earned a sticker.
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Questions on solving equations, simplifying expressions including expressions with . Online math solvers are a great help to students wondering if they’ll eve get the answer to super hard math problems.
Students are given a step-by-step break down of solutions and explanations to clear any doubts they may have. The answer to your question depends on how “hard” is hard. So let me go over a few options for you, all of which are math problems for 8th graders in China (and thus problems like Riemann Conjecture are not considered), “hard” to a certain degree.
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