Monthly Archives: January 2011

Super Bowl Prop Bets (um…”predictions”)

UPDATE: The only prop bet result I caught was the Gatorade…it was orange. If you know the results to any interesting Super Bowl prop bets please share by posting them below! Its almost Super Bowl Sunday and placing bets on your … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day Data

Groundhog Day is right around the corner (February 2) so I thought I would do a little research to see if I could find some math activities and resources that are associated with the “holiday”: Groundhog Prediction Project – This … Continue reading

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100th Day of School

The 100th day of school is fast approaching. It generally falls in January or February — depending on when your school year started. Whenever it happens in your school, here are a few of my favorite activities that I have collected to … Continue reading

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Georgia Snow Fun and Math

Here are a couple of fun items that came out of Georgia’s recent snowstorm. As a bonus, they are math related! Too bad we did not get a single flake in south Georgia.

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Pair & Share for Math

  This is a quick and simple strategy for getting students to work together on math problems. To engage the students, hype the activity as a strategy that guarantees that they and their partner will get at least 97.5% of … Continue reading

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2000 vs. 2010

Welcome to a new decade! How much has the world changed in the last ten years? This is  an infographic from io9.com (http://io9.com/5720871/2000-vs-2010-how-the-world-has-changed) that is a great source of data that can be used in the mathematics classroom. How old were your … Continue reading

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