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116 – factoring polynomials BINGO

The kids didn’t have much time on Day 111 to play BINGO with my sub. They also have more skills in factoring polynomials now, so today we’re playing the game again. This one from Steve Mashburn.

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111 – (sub day) – what my kids did and what i did

I always try to explain the assignment to my kids the day before so my substitute does not have to start from scratch. Algebra I use PUNCHLINE Algebra Puzzles often when I have a sub. The kids get similar practice to what we’d do if I were present. Because my kids have math for 2 […]

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87 – Legos and Hex game

I wrote about planning for this Legos lesson here. We really needed more pieces as a few of the students found the maximum profit within the first 5 minutes. I didn’t tell them that they did, so they continued to try. Then, I put the kids in groups of 3 and asked them to pool their Legos together […]

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22 – maze game

The kids loved this game! I love it because I’m hearing things like: Oh… whoa… how did my number get so big?! Mrs. Nguyen, I think something is wrong with my calculator. I only have 20 on my calculator, but he keeps moving the marker away from the FINISH! I have two thousand something… How do […]

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