Reflection: Adjustments to Practice Special Right Triangles - Section 3: Mnemonics and Number Sense

 

Every once in a while, I'll do something spontaneously in the classroom that will make me think to myself, "That's a keeper!". In the following video, I talk about how that happened in this lesson and what this experience with the Happy Cat taught me. Check it out.

  Gimmicks make things "Schtick"
  Adjustments to Practice: Gimmicks make things "Schtick"
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Special Right Triangles

Unit 7: Right Triangles and Trigonometry
Lesson 1 of 6

Objective: SWBAT derive special right triangle relationships, memorize them, and apply them to solve problems.

Big Idea: Word on the streets is there's a cat giving kids the long and short of special right triangles...tune in to find out what the fuss is all about.

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Math, Geometry, Triangles, Trigonometry, special right triangles
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