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Today we will begin an ongoing series of assessment evaluations. I get so many questions about sample assessments that people will find online and where they should be placed within the common core mathematics courses. What I thought would be helpful, is to take a... read more
Many of us are using outdated textbooks or no textbooks at all and we are in desperate need of a way to give students (and parents) a resource that they can use as a reference. Interactive NoteBooks (INB) This is where the Interactive NoteBooks (INB) come into the... read more
I used to hate the Monday after the Super Bowl. The kids were tired, I was tired, and it felt like a horrible situation of force feeding information to the unwilling. So I began looking for a lesson that would keep them engaged. And I found it! Now, many of you know I... read more
Bootcamp Challenge #3: How do you handle students that get frustrated? Here are four things that work in my classroom when I feel the frustration levels rise. If you have not yet had the opportunity to sign up for the FREE 10 Day Bootcamp: How to Teach At-Risk and... read more
The Weekly Assessments are Ready for Units 1-6! What a great response from the first set of Assessments. Thank you to everyone that sent a review! They downloaded nicely! This is beautiful work and will save me a LOT of time! -Doug I find your weekly assessments very... read more
The results are in from the survey. What an overwhelming response! #1 30 Day Bootcamp: Teaching Common Core Math to At-Risk or Under Prepared Students Thank you to everyone that submitted a response. It is great to understand where you are with your needs and begin... read more
I have been overwhelmed by the positive feedback from the first Weekly Assessment Pack for Units 1-3. I have also been asked for several more products. This weekend I am working on Assessments for Units 4-6 and those will be released on Monday, but what next? Let me... read more
This is the first in a three part series of how I am able to bring success to my at-risk students that are in my Common Core Algebra class. It includes how I combat overwhelm and help my students succeed. Each post will only focus on two elements of my recipe for... read more
I love to listen to Podcasts. Podcasts about teaching, marketing, parenting, presenting, curriculum and web design… I can’t get enough. It really is ridiculous. One Podcast I have learned so much from is Pat Flynn’s, Smart Passive Income. I was on a... read more
In this unit students strengthen their understanding of the inverse relationship while making connections between exponential and logarithmic functions. Students learn how to use exponential functions to model changes in the values of the dependent variable produced... read more