"I create a notes packet to accompany each of my lessons which usually also contains the practice problems at the end. I tend to use some screen shots from the McDougal Note-Taking Guides that go with our textbook in both the student notes packets…"
"@Dave Hicks on final exam. Have you thought about doing a culminating 'final exam' project? I do this with my technology courses and feel it better represents how and what they have learned. They do take longer to score than tradition…"
"I don't have Mac or i-pad; however, I have found that my interactive board software works well for creating lessons that let me write and talk and model my thinking at the same time. My school uses Interwrite boards and our software is…"
"Hi Jonathan. I don't have an ipad, so this is second hand, but Handbrake is a free program that let's you convert video formats. I believe I have heard of it being used in conjunction with educreations. I create my videos using the…"
"Cheers! I am now into my 7th week of flipping (school started August 1st) and I too am delighted with the progress of most of my kids. Quite a few are still lagging a bit behind the pacing guide, but after last week's midterm progress reports…"
"In KY last year was our first year of accountability for common core and the middle school stopped allowing calculator use with the exception of percentages units and some use for familiarity in the 4th quarter before testing as there is a…"
"That would work. You might even consider loading them to google docs as a googe presentation, If you have your powerpoints, you can gradually start adding audio to them using one of the free online programs."
It is nice to see a fellow Kentucky teacher on here! There are several samples posted on this list in Word 2010 format. Do you need a different format? You might also try the layered curriculum website (http://help4teachers.com/samples.htm)."
"I tend to pull inquiry activities from the Connected Math series for middle school math and Key Curriculum's Discovering Algebra or Discovering Geometry. They've been my 'go to' sources for about 10 years now."
"My suggestion would be to create some project guidelines to use that those students who are tracking far ahead could use to explore/investigate topics of their choice that incorporate use of the math skills they have learned to analyze and/or…"
"My menus are based loosely on a Layered Curriculum model. Everyone is expected to do the lecture (now video), notes, reflection, and practice, as well as a mastery quiz for each concept. There are also additional activites they can choose…"
"I'm a math person so my class may be slightly different, but my students have a menu of individual and group activities, some required and some student choice that students are expected to complete for each unit. During class time students work…"