The magic octagon - geometry - rigid motion

The Magic Octagon – Understand congruence in terms of rigid motions

Before we go into this amazing lesson that will have your students so engaged you won’t be able to get them to stop talking about it the rest of the day, let me show you the standard in which the lesson is based on… Understand congruence in terms of rigid motions CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.CO.B.6 Use geometric descriptions […]


How to Teach Circles Using the Common Core Standards?

Here is a great video to assist you in starting your lessons on circles. We all know the standards have changed and this one specifically is a head ache due to the algebra 2 that is involved.  CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GPE.A.1 Derive the equation of a circle of given center and radius using the Pythagorean Theorem; complete the square […]

Dance Dance Transversal PowerPoint

Geometry Games – Dance Dance Transversal

While on Pinterest yesterday I ran across some amazing Geometry Games on Parallel Lines and Transversals! Here is my favorite! A game called Dance Dance Transversal! Yes is it a play off the popular video game Dance Dance Revolution. Here is what you’ll need… A roll of tape A Big Empty Room GAME – Dance-Dance-Transversal PowerPoint Presentation Students […]