Function Faces

In my 10th grade mathematics class, students began studying functions in April.  We looked at four main functions – quadratic, cubic, absolute value and square root.  I placed the emphasis on understanding the transformation of functions – translations, stretches and reflections.  As a mid unit assignment, I asked students to create a face using Desmos.Continue reading “Function Faces”

My Flipped Math Classroom, the origin story

I have been experimenting with flipping a high school mathematics class since the 2012-2013 school year (SY).  During that SY, I was teaching a year 2 IB DP Higher Level class (seniors), a year 1 IB DP Standard Level class (juniors), two grade 8 integrated (meaning the curriculum covered a variety of topics and studentsContinue reading “My Flipped Math Classroom, the origin story”