### Making It Happen

If you have a dream activity, project, or just a need for your classroom donorschoose can help make it happen.  When we started virtual teaching something just felt off and sitting all day was hard for me.  I'm a very active person and I realized I missed standing up.  Through donorschoose I was able to get a stand up desk and it makes a HUGE difference.  For me, it make virtual teaching seem more normal.

COVID has created many challenges in how I typically run my classroom and I was able to get supplies to still have activities at their desk.  If you don't like asking others for money, donorschoose has match offers which allow you to fund your project without asking others.  I typically use a match offer plus double or triple match days to fund my project.  A double or triple match day is mostly random but the site will tell you what days any money donated to your project will be double. This makes an easy way to take that \$25 gift card you get from a match offer and turn it into \$50.

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If at any point you need help creating a project, picking resources, or setting up an account let me know.

### Pixel Art with Math Problems

A pixel art activity provides instant feedback and some excitement.  My students enjoy doing these because they can see right away if they are doing the work correct and they also like to race to figure out the picture first.    Integer Operations Add/Subtract Pixel Art This is an online activity where students complete addition and subtraction of integers. The students will input their answer in the table and a color will appear if they are correct. When the students are finished they will have a picture.   Distribute Equations Pixel Art This in an online activity that has students solve equations with the distributive property. Several of the equations also require knowledge of combining like terms after distributing. Students solve the problem and type the answer in the table, if they are correct a color will appear. When the table is filled they will have a picture. One Step Equations Pixel Art This activity is done online in Google Sheets. The students solve each equatio

### Free Equations Activities

I love having my students work on activities and games instead of a traditional worksheet.  Creating or finding just the right activity to fit what I'm looking for can be a challenge.  I started making activities that my students enjoy and that allow me to pull students away for small group help.   These resources are all free to use in your classroom.       A walk around is a great activity to get the students up and about while allowing them to check their own work.  By using a walk around, students can work at their own pace, be out of their seats, and check their work.  They each start at a different problem, once working out the equation, they find their solution on another paper and complete that problem.  The students complete the problems until they end up back at their original problem.  Here is a  One Step Equations Walk Around .        A maze is a self paced activity where students move along based on their answer.  This  Two Step Equations Maze  can be done online b

### Baby Yoda Pixel Art Template

This template is set for 3 sets of answers.  I have the answers that are currently set, you will need to reformat them to use with your content.   Baby Yoda Pixel Art Template Be on the lookout for this activity given 2 ordered pairs and asking for slope, y-intercept, and the equation of a line.  I'm also formatting this for converting between percents, decimals, and fractions.  If you want to reformat it before I post the above activities here is how.