### Back to School!

In our house, it is not just "Back to School" for the kids! After being a stay at home mom for the last three school years, I have gone back to work. I am teaching middle school science at the Christian K-12 school where I graduated from back in.... you get the point! Here are some pictures of my new classroom: This is the top of my desk. View when you walk in from the hallway Word wall for middle school science- you can print it for free here Door decor Science tools decor hanging through…

### Transformations Notebook Pages

I love teaching transformations. It's one of my favorite times of the year in math class. I spent a lot of time looking at different ideas for our interactive notebooks and this is what we did. I...

### Math about Me

Students fill in the rays sharing math-related facts about themselves. For more information and samples, CLICK HERE!Other Versions:Math about Me - with "Bedtime"Maths about Me - with "Postcode"Maths about Me - with "Postal Code"You may also like:"The Story of My Name" Projects...

### The Coordinate Plane

Before winter break I introduced the Coordinate Plane to my Algebra class. Let's just say working with a number line was challenging enough for a few of my students but now we combined two number lines together to form a Coordinate Plane was pretty unheard of by some of them. Trying to explain this to a few of them resulted in me getting looks like I had grew horns and shot fire out of my mouth. We pushed through and in the end I became Ms. O again. Students were given a double sided page…

### More INB work and a Pop Quiz! • Smith Curriculum and Consulting

I think I am still totally in love with Flippables and Interactive Notebooks after 8 weeks of using them in the classroom! Today for 7th Grade Math, we continued into our unit on Proportions. Each student was able to relate a word problem into setting up a proportion WKU style! I blogged about WKU Style […]

### Interactive Math Notebook for Kindergarten {Unit 8: Fact Fluency}

Building fact fluency in Kindergarten with an interactive math notebook. They aren't just for big kids anymore! $

### Interactive Notebook Dividers 2.0

One of my favorite changes from last school year was to make dividers for my students' interactive notebooks. The year before last, I tried...

### Math Interactive Notebook 5th Grade Number & Operations Fractions

What are Interactive Math Notebooks? Interactive math notebooks are teaching pages used to introduce and teach new math concepts and skills. Each set of notebook pages includes definitions, explanations, rules, and/or algorithms that may be needed to address each standard. Sample and practice proble...

### My Favorite Unit to Teach – Linear Functions

My favorite unit to teach is Linear Functions. Not sure why…I just think y=mx+b is a fun equation. I always tell my students that I am going to get a y=mx+b tattoo on my forehead as soon as …

### Algebra 1 Interactive Notebook Entries over Functions, Relations, and Slope

Here are my latest interactive notebook entries over functions, relations, and slope from my Algebra 1 classes. If you haven't noticed, I love the Frayer Model for vocabulary. It has become one of my go-to entries for the interactive notebook. I started out the year with miniature Frayer Models. Not anymore. I like to take up the entire page. My favorite part is the example and non-example boxes. The more Frayer Models we complete, the more my students want to create their own examples and…

### Math Interactive Notebook 4th Grade Math Operations & Algebraic Thinking

What are Interactive Math Notebooks?Interactive math notebooks are teaching pages used to introduce and teach new math concepts and skills. Each set of notebook pages includes definitions, explanations, rules, and/or algorithms that may be needed to address each standard. Sample and practice problem...

### Math Interactive Notebook 4th Grade Fractions

What are Interactive Math Notebooks? Interactive math notebooks are teaching pages used to introduce and teach new math concepts and skills. Each set of notebook pages includes definitions, explanations, rules, and/or algorithms that may be needed to address each standard. Sample and practice proble...

### Printable Vertical Number Line Foldable for Interactive Notebooks

I get e-mails from people all the time wondering how to get started with interactive notebooks. Honestly, I'm not quite sure how to answer ...