Tiling the Classroom
Students see how to identify regular polygons, how to slide, turn and flip polygons, and why certain polygons tessellate better than others. Groups create a one foot square design to be used to tile the classroom. Great instructional activity!
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Solving Equations Using Algebra Tiles
Turn equations into an activity and break out those algebra tiles! The video goes through each problem first with the traditional way of solving equations and then introduces the tiles to solve with the same steps side by side. This...
8 mins 7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Greatest Common Factor Using Lists: Tiling the Kitchen Floor
Use a combination of tiling a rectangle to find area and find the greatest common factor of the lengths of two sides and the area they create. Pupils increase and decrease the sides of the rectangle before answer five questions about...
6th Math CCSS: Designed