*Use symbols and abbreviations. Writing at the same speed as your teacher is talking in is not an easy task. With the help of symbols and abbreviations, you can speed up the task. Here's an example of some:
Activity to get students moving and interacting with many different people. Students move to different points and work with different partners each round of "speed dating". *Writing equations for a parallel and perpendicular lines from a given equation and containing a given point.