These are some of my thoughts about teaching mathematics. The purpose of this blog is to help me reflect and become my best teaching self. #MTBoS #iteachmath
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Teach 180: A Friendly Reminder (Day 131)
Sometimes as a teacher I forget. Today I forgot the fact that my students' brains might need a bit more review after a four day weekend. Although we had talked about angles in standard position for about 2 weeks, it was like my students couldn't remember what a radian was or the difference between positive and negative angles. And the six trig functions in terms of x, y and r? Yikes! We did eventually get back into the swing of things, but it took about 30 minutes. Note to future self. Build in more targeted review after a long-ish break or even give students 5 minutes to look over their notes from the previous lessons.