Activity for the big kids today: Without using a ruler, determine whether this triangle is equilateral, isosceles, or scalene. Prove it.
In over our heads with radicals in 8th grade Algebra this week, so we took some time to review the Pythagorean Theorem. Geometry is so beautifully concrete. In addition to demonstrations you can do with drawings and such, here's an example of a very cool model that my 8th graders found wonderfully entertaining. As … Continue reading Pythagorean Theorem