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### Post-It, Prove It! An Exit Ticket Strategy

Roughly twice a week in my class I have some sort of “Exit Ticket” for my students to do. I normally give them one that has directed questions to solve over what we have covered or an open-ended response, and then we always do a Post-It, Prove It! A Post-It,

### Order of Operations is Where It’s At!

How many of us remember reviewing Order of Operations umpteen million times in school? It’s the same thing over and over again right? This year I knew I wanted to just create a resource for my students for their Interactive Notebooks so they could have it for reference. I didn’t

### Welcoming Fall with a FREEBIE!

<div align=”center”><a href=”http://teachingmy3.blogspot.com/2012/09/fall-blog-hop.html” title=”Teaching My 3″><img src=”http://i1146.photobucket.com/albums/o527/hlpharris/fall-blog-hop_zpsc925475e.png” alt=”Teaching My 3″ style=”border:none;” /></a></div> I don’t know about you but I am so happy that Fall is finally here! Granted here in Texas we are still having highs in the 90s which is just CRAY-CRAY! Just because the weather is still warm

### #myFavFriday- Instagram Learning

So this week I have to share some greatness that has been going on outside of my classroom as my FAVORITE thing this week. All through our unit on numerical understandings where we defined rational numbers as well as positive and negative numbers, my students kept bringing up infinity when

### Introduction to Positive and Negative Integers

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

### Classroom Organization Tips for Teachers

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

### Problem Solving Review For Your Classroom

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.

### Converting and Comparing Rational Numbers

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

### Classroom Decor to Update your Space

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

### Converting Fractions, Decimals and Percents for Interactive Notebooks

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 was