Making Connections with Diamond Paper

Perhaps you have seen the diamond paper graphical organizer.  Teachers can pose a problem or question inside the diamond and ask students to justify or explain their work in different ways in the four rectangles.  Here's a version that I created for my Honors Pre-Calculus class: I learned about "diamond paper" from Jo Boaler --... Continue Reading →

A Short History of Math Activity

It's close to start of another school year, and I find myself thinking about what I should focus upon during the first few weeks of school this year.  I always spend time discussing mindset and the "Power of YET" with my students.  I love to show the Week of Inspirational Math videos and run a... Continue Reading →

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