August 13, 2018

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Looking for another way to make math More Than A Worksheet? Wondering how to make “interdisciplinary learning” more than a buzzword? With this project, you can do both! The Math Spanglish Fiction Book integrates a full quarter of...

August 10, 2018

Did you notice the circles the first time you viewed this picture? Yes! No- just me? Well, by the end of this blog, I hope you will start to see more math terminology in every structure you encounter:)  You can find some unique art pieces along Atlanta's Beltline and t...

August 6, 2018

Looking for a fun way to get to know your new students this year? You could always take attendance and ask them to write out what they did over their summer vacation… Or you could try this super creative math autobiography project!

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August 3, 2018

Uh oh, looks like our teacher has tessellated on the floor! Luckily, this isn’t a bad thing as the floor is tessellated too! Before you reach for a mop and bucket, let’s talk tessellation!

Tessellation is the use of a single shape, to cover an area, with no gaps or over...

August 1, 2018

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Do you love to dance to the beat of your own drum?  What about to the beat of the mathematical concepts rotations, translations, dilations, and reflections?  When rhythmic motion and math collide, there is an explosion of knowledg...

July 30, 2018

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Everything is related to math, it just depends on the “angle” you look at things- LOL!  See what I did there :).  Angles are really everywhere, lines too.  What better way to investigate these topics than by using your own neighbo...

July 27, 2018

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to shrink your math teacher, pop her in your backpack, and take her to your house for homework help? Yes, but only if she remained the same, only smaller; her brain may be filled with math content, but her head should still stay proportionate!

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May 16, 2018

Getting kids engaged in STEM can be a challenge - especially if they don’t have great math-esteem just yet. By using popular culture (superheroes in particular) teachers and parents can get their children involved in complex problem solving without breaking a sweat. A...

April 23, 2018

With the release of the blockbuster movie Ready Player One, we have another super opportunity to reach math students in one of their favorite environments: VIDEO GAMING!

The Story Line

Ready Player One is a story set in 2045, in a dystopian world that is harsh and almost...

March 25, 2018

Geometry can be a daunting subject for many students. Imagining shapes and figures and how they fit together in the physical world can be a tough thing to grasp. But if we can make it more concrete and help students wrap their hands, as well as their eyes, around it......