Here’s how can we move a punctuation lesson beyond mere memorization and towards actually interesting thinking.

# Differentiation TechniqueFind The Controversy

## Read The OverviewFind The Controversy in Any Topic

By leveraging a point of contention, we can get students interested in just about any topic. Yes, even boring old spelling has controversy we can exploit!

## Specific Examples of “Find The Controversy”

## So… which is longer: a Ray, a Line, or a Line Segment?

Let’s move beyond memorizing definitions and get kids grappling with the fascinating concept of infinity!

## What could we do with this Wax Museum event?

How one might revamp a “Wax Museum” project into something that focuses more on thinking than product.

## The Surprises Within a Triangle’s Angles

Discovering what is interesting and unexpected about a triangle’s angles. What twists have I unintentionally spoiled for my students over the years?

## Make A *Better* Calendar!

The calendar is a source of fantastic factoring problems with many social studies add-ons. Why 12 months? Why 30 (or 31 or 28) days? Why are weeks 7 days long? Why don’t they fit into the months (or the year!)? Why did we do this to ourselves!?