Teaching With(out) Textbooks

Here is my final assignment for Instructional Practices for Math Teachers. I must say, I had a very nice final's week (which is unusual). I told my family that it was probably the most stress-free finals week I had ever had! I think it was due, first of all, to the fact that I did not …

Advertisements

Biblical Integration Math Lesson

The idea for this assignment was to create a math lesson that integrated the Bible. The completed lesson plan was posted on a discussion board, where all students in Liberty University's Instructional Practices for Math Teachers class could view each other's plans and give each other advice and encouragement. One classmate advised me "to integrate …

Math Literature Integration: Sal’s Blueberries

For this assignment, I created my first lesson plan--a unique math lesson that incorporated fun children's literature into the learning objective. Many children (not to mention adults) are intimidated by math class, and stories that illustrate math concepts are a great way to pique their interest and excitement for math. "Blueberries for Sal," by Robert McCloskey, is an adorable …