Category Archives: Algebra

Dat A Mine Statistic Not Yours

In my last post I stated that I started reading “The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS“. I’ve continued reading through chapter three. There is so much information that I’ve learned. For instance, I know that there is a difference in how the … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Summer

Well, here it is. . . .summer. The moment all students and many teachers can’t wait for. However, this year is a little different for me. I had a great job this past year working at Turning Point Learning Center … Continue reading

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Quadrilateral Review

Last night was my final tutor session with my student. He was reviewing quadrilaterals for his final. They can be confusing for students when trying to remember all the rules and connections between them all. I have seen Venn Diagrams … Continue reading

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Making Math Tougher?

A state wide math final. . . .this bothers me. . . .it bothers me so much. I had to take a test to become a licensed teacher. I even had to take a test to be highly qualified to … Continue reading

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Scale Factor Project

Students share drawing to scale during math. What?!?!?!? Art and Mathematics together? You bet! The kids are loving this project and working hard. The main student in this video finished the drawing in two days. After drawing they have a … Continue reading

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Gathering Data

This morning I was standing outside in the cold with Algebra students gathering data. They had about 60 students run a 50-meter dash and 100-meter dash. The students were timing their classmates to see if there is a correlation between … Continue reading

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