Category Archives: Project Based Learning

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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Making Plans

I recently read a great story called Wood Tape by Scott Nesin. In short, his son had an idea to do something and needed to go to the store. It’s a great adventure of he and his son at the … 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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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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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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A Great Leader’s Last Day

Today is the last day of the school year. As I look back at my first year at Turning Point Learning Center, I think about all the changes in my life that have happened. I look at all the things that … 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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Some Random Math Fun

I recently read that someone needed to divide a triangle into 10 equal parts. So I did that myself. It took a little bit of work, but I finally did figure it out. In fact, you can see that I did … Continue reading

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