This week one of the learning objectives for my seventh graders is to perform operations using positive and negative integers. To introduce the concept with my class, I used a very simple Integer Operations Work Mat that includes a positive and negative number line. Sea of Zeroes Learning Activity I knew
Sometimes, creating content for your classroom can be overwhelming! These options can help you get ahead and focus on other aspects! If you would have told me last week that I would have been creating my heart for my classroom this weekend, I would have laughed at you. As the
If you are searching for classroom organization tips, you are in luck! Here are some simple and easy tips that any teacher can use! Classroom Organization Tips for Teachers For me this week, it’s all about ways to help me stay organized as the year continues. So without further ado
Finding ways to teach problem solving doesn’t have to be difficult! This review will help prepare and educate your students as well! Problem Solving Review For Your Classroom During the first few days of school, our first activity in our INB was to review the Technical Reading Strategies for word problems.
Looking for new ways of converting and comparing rational numbers? Check out these great tips that are certain to help you and your students! Converting and Comparing Rational Numbers We start our year off with working with Rational Numbers in 7th Grade. I seriously spend the ENTIRE 1st 6 weeks
If you’ve been searching for classroom decor ideas, look no further than these simple examples! Your classroom will be done in no time! Wow, it’s been a whirlwind of two weeks since school has started. Many long nights, many ideas and many suggestions have gone into making my classroom what
If you are searching for a fun way to teach , decimals, and percents, this foldable is a must for your classroom! Last week in my class, my regular students worked on creating a flippable for the different types of rational number conversions (Fractions, Decimals and Percents). I knew that I
Have you been looking for a homework policy for your classroom? This one may cover all the basics that you’ve been searching for! Homework Policy Made Simple This week we are all chatting about our classroom homework policy. With the district that I am in right now, the grading policy
The first week of school of any teachers life can always be daunting as well as the students. It’s important to kick the start of the school year off on a positive note! First Week of School – Reflections and Student Stories There is always more on the “To-Do” list than
Classroom organization is so needed when it comes to efficiency in your class. Here are simple ways to find the time to organize your class! This afternoon, after our morning of staff development and then some time socializing at a fabulous house of one of our middle school students, we
If you’ve been looking for a fun math resource for your students, this “Math About Me” project is perfect! They’ll love how interactive and personal it is! Today, I want to share with you something that my students will be doing this year as their first “project”. I will be
This school year is so close that I can taste it. I start my Staff Development on Tuesday but have already been working in my room off and on for the past two weeks. Not to mention the countless hours I have spent at home doing various things as well.