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Math Class or Shopping Spree? You Decide.

     On January 8th, every student in my 7th grade math class skipped school to go to the mall! Kidding, not kidding. Actually, math followed them to the mall, where hands-on learning was both priceless and on sale!

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Looking for an eccentric way to weave geometry into the fabric of real life for you students? This project is sure to silence the “coplanars” and their age old question, “When will I ever use this?” The Geometry in Real Life project applies geometry skills with a new a...

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     Looking for a way to put the “rad” back in quadratic? Here’s a crazy-fun and creative way to help your students take ownership in learning and teaching this difficult concept. Anyone can write a catchy jingle t...

Oh man! It looks like our math teacher has become a true scientist and mastered the ability to clone herself!  Either that, or she's just changing personalities as she's sliding down the chairs, (and some of them aren't very nice!)  Translation: Mean Girls! LOL.  No, t...

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...

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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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...

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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December 29, 2017

If Kinesthetic learning is based on creativity, then Math is a natural pairing!

Kinesthetic learning and Math go together like peanut butter and jelly.  However, in most classrooms or in most settings you will come across children and adults alike who say: “Math is har...

November 26, 2017

Can you believe that to some math is considered to be a subject needed only to graduate??? 

To these people, math is never to be used again after school is finished. This limited view destroys one’s math esteem.  I hear this point a view from several adults that I enco...

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