Happy Inauguration Day and A Properties of Exponents Freebie!

I am thrilled. I am hopeful that in the next 4 years I see the real movement that I voted for to come about 4 years ago. Let's move forward powerfully and courageously.

I have tried many ways from discovery, to begging straight up: "these are the rules" to help my Algebra students work through properties of exponents. I had some success with a process I called, "1 by 1." We did 12 problems in shadowed boxes:

Given an Exit ticket of 5 problems where the average went from 3 to 7 out of 10, I'd say it was successful! Yay!

Hot tip of the day: in your windows "accessories"  you will find the "snipping tool."  It is so easy, even I can use it:

You can capture what is on your screen, like a screen shot, and save it as a Jpeg to use in...your blog posts!

I made this Tarisa Puzzle:

It takes a 18 x 24 piece of construction paper to complete: Here is the first part:
The next thing will be for me to write Tarsia Puzzle and this will be live for you to download. Anyone? Anyone?

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

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1 comment :

  1. I like this! Thanks so much for sharing. I added this to my Livebinder to share with others as well.


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