Loved that Lesson: algebraic properties!

It’s been a while since I’ve linked up with Meg Anderson from The Teacher Studio mainly because I don’t have my own students anymore!   This past month I was pushing in to a few 7th grade math classrooms and was reminded of a fabulous activity that they use each fall when teaching algebraic properties!  I wanted to share it with you because you could easily recreate it in your own classroom Materials needed: various colors of construction paper scissors dark marker The teachers had the pieces below pre-cut with numbers 0-10, parenthesis, a few fractions (though you could just
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Math IS Real Life – October 2014 Edition: woodworking

It’s the first Wednesday of October which means it’s time for our monthly linky – Math IS Real Life!!  If you want to see how the linky works, or just want other real world math ideas, check out our Pinterest Board of all the posts so that you can look back and find some great ideas and REAL pictures to use in your classroom!   If you are linking up, please include the below picture AND a link back to all four of our blogs – feel free to use the 2nd image and the links listed below!     A monthly REAL WORLD
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MissMathDork get’s a face-lift!!

I am soooooo incredibly excited to write this post!! It’s my very FIRST word press post!  That may not mean much to you, but for me it’s a big switch over from blogger!  I absolutely LOVE the intricacies of what I can (or what it appears I can) do using WP instead. Soooooo… what do you think? Didn’t the design come out AMAZING!  I had the pleasure of working very closely with Leah Riordan from Mommyish.net – she is an absolute DOLL!!!!  She was so thoughtful and thorough.  I loved the entire process!!!  THANK YOU, LEAH, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!! Not
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