A potential fractions task because because middle schoolers probably really struggle with the high cost of shaving blades. Not a super complex task, but maybe good for a warm-up? Artifact: Suggested Knows/Need-to-Knows: We know... Dollar shave club sells razors at a price of four for $6. "Their" razors cost 1 1/2 for $6. We need-to-know … Continue reading Quick Hits: Razor Blades and Fractions
It's both the first question and the last one when developing an inquiry-driven classroom, ostensibly featuring significant groupwork: How do you keep individual students accountable while working in groups? While that's a huge bear of a question that is better addressed via a book, I want to take a stab at a small slice of … Continue reading Assessment via audibles: OMAHA! OMAHA!