Category Archives: Math

Tiny Tower Project Days 4 & 5

The past two days have been great. On Day 4 the students continued to build their towers. They a coming along quite nicely. I also was introduced to the app 123D Capture, so when they are finished next week, I … Continue reading

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Tiny Tower Project Day 2

Right off the bat today students were excited. You could see it in their faces as they knew they were showing up and getting their iPads. Students were ready to get back to their games and see how many coins … Continue reading

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NUMB3RS Final Thoughts

I am currently finishing up the book “The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS” with this being my final post on the book and the television series. First, I received the DVDs in the mail. I had went to the local CD Tradepost, … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper into Numbers Behind NUMB3RS

Well, I’m a little past halfway through the book. I was hoping to be finished with the book before I received the DVD series in the mail.. . . . I failed. I now have the DVDs. They came in … Continue reading

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Top 5 Achievements of 2010-11 School Year

Disclaimer: Taking a post for reflection before finishing the book “The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS”. It’s May 31. I finished the school year with students last Tuesday. Summer starts! Yesterday was Memorial Day, which many refer to the weekend being the … Continue reading

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Mathematics Changes in the Courtroom

I am about halfway through “The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS“. I have always known to a certain extent that mathematics is used in solving crimes. However, it is no easy task. As I read this book, I can see how intense … 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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Random Math Fun Part Two

I figured out how to divide a triangle into 10 equal parts with them all being triangles.

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