Category Archives: Integrated Mathematics 10+

Blogs for 10+ math class

Trig graphs: See, Think, Wonder

I have two classes of MYP 5 Plus mathematics, which we call Integrated Mathematics 10+ at our school. To follow the previous day’s spaghetti task, I posted the graphs of the three trig functions the students had created, and asked … Continue reading

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Pressure + Urgency + Teamwork = Productivity

Today in class I introduced my grade 10 math students to the three basic trig functions using the spaghetti activity.  My version was much simpler than the link: three different groups each produced one of y = sin(x), y = … Continue reading

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Mixin’ it up

I felt good about my teaching day today. In particular I felt good about my lesson with grade 10 MYP extended mathematics. One of my goals this year is to have the lessons/units a bit more self-paced, and vary the … Continue reading

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Size does matter, so how do I get the right length?

Last year I had to put in too much time to grade all the assignments for my grade 10 extended MYP mathematics class.  Students would do way more work than I intended them to do, in order to reach the … Continue reading

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