Julia Finneyfrock

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Quadratics and Polynomials on Desmos AB

Hi All!! So I have decided to put all of the Desmos Activities I created in one place! If you are unfamiliar with Desmos Activity go to teacher.desmos.com to get started! You can also add your acti…

Using Activity Builder and Polygraph to Create Mathematical Experiences

This year, I have been trying to make my classes mostly student-paced. It really helps differentiate and allows me to answer questions all class. I started my unit for Parallel Line proofs by explo…

This year, I have been trying to make my classes mostly student-paced. It really helps differentiate and allows me to answer questions all class. I started my unit for Parallel Line proofs by explo…

We are preparing for midterms, and for my Algebra 2 class, I decided to do a Socratic Seminar to review the all of the material. Instead of giving my students a list of topics that would be on the …

We are preparing for midterms, and for my Algebra 2 class, I decided to do a Socratic Seminar to review the all of the material. Instead of giving my students a list of topics that would be on the …

Desmos Activities have completely transformed my classroom. Luckily, my school is “bring your own device” so my students have their computers every day in class.. I introduced triangle …

Desmos Activities have completely transformed my classroom. Luckily, my school is “bring your own device” so my students have their computers every day in class. I introduced triangle …

Simplifying Rational Expressions: Mafia Edition  When simplifying rational expressions, students always seem to want to simplify TOO much (and incorrectly) !! Below are a few common”over simplifications” that I’ve seen.   T…

Simplifying Rational Expressions: Mafia Edition When simplifying rational expressions, students always seem to want to simplify TOO much (and incorrectly) ! Below are a few common”over simplifications” that I’ve seen.

Week 1: Creating a Culture of Math Discussions and Debates

Week Creating a Culture of Math Discussions and Debates

Geometry Vocab and Geogebra Art Project   I love projects. From my observations last year, students seemed to get a lot out of applying their knowledge instead of taking a formal written assessment. After learning basic geometry vocabulary…

Geometry Vocab and Geogebra Art Project I love projects. From my observations last year, students seemed to get a lot out of applying their knowledge instead of taking a formal written assessment. After learning basic geometry vocabulary…

Geometry Logic Story Books   Students tend to struggle with symbolic logic.  It’s hard for them to see the order of the logical statements and the reasons behind it. They want to use the inverse or converse to prove some…

Geometry Logic Story Books Students tend to struggle with symbolic logic. It’s hard for them to see the order of the logical statements and the reasons behind it. They want to use the inverse or converse to prove some…

Making worksheets come alive with Desmos Activity Builder

Making worksheets come alive with Desmos Activity Builder

Socratic Seminar in Geometry! On Proofs!  After attending Mattie and Chris’ morning session at Twitter Math Camp, I really wanted to try and get students talking more in class. One idea (of many) that really stuck with me was doing a…

Socratic Seminar in Geometry!

Parallel Proofs: Student paced!  This year, I have been trying to make my classes mostly student-paced. It really helps differentiate and allows me to answer questions all class. I started my unit for Parallel Line proofs by explo…

This year, I have been trying to make my classes mostly student-paced. It really helps differentiate and allows me to answer questions all class. I started my unit for Parallel Line proofs by explo…

We’ve had some great chats! #ElonEd Chats are open to all educators! When? Every other Sunday @ 8:30 PM Est. Here are all of the  archived chats in Storify if you missed them! 2/23/16 First Y…

We’ve had some great chats! Chats are open to all educators! Every other Sunday @ PM Est. Here are all of the archived chats in Storify if you missed them!

I love when my students are engaged and visually learning.  After Julie Reulbach told me about how she used Play-doh to create 3D shapes with her students, I decided to try it out. I had students w…

I love when my students are engaged and visually learning. After Julie Reulbach told me about how she used Play-doh to create shapes with her students, I decided to try it out.