I was trying to figure out how to prepare my PreCalc kids for their 9 weeks test by making them do the work and not me. I ended up having each of them write a multiple choice question on an index card and then work each other’s problems. It went so great (I’m working on a blog post with details). And tomorrow, they’ll work the cards from the other PreCalc class. Two whole class days where I don’t have to do anything but watch kids explain math to each other, which is my favorite.
I was thankful for the thought the kids put into their problems and for their helpfulness during class. I wasn’t feeling great this morning, so getting to sit back and observe for once was exactly how I needed to start the day.