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Math Speed Dating: A Cooperative Learning Activity

I first tried Math Speed Dating in my class this year.  I had a double period to fill, and I had just read about it, and it seemed like it would be fun.  I had no idea it would be … Continue reading

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Math Scavenger Hunt: Cooperative Learning Activity

There is something about scavenger hunts that is captivating to a child. Something thrilling about searching for particular objects and checking items off a list in hopes of completing it before anyone else. The Math Scavenger Hunt takes these aspects … Continue reading

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Using the Seating Chart to Differentiate

The seating chart.  Possibly a teacher’s most important decision with dramatic consequences and benefits.  What better to use your seating chart for than differentiation? I figured out early on in my teaching career that effective differentiation is the key to … Continue reading

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