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# Tag Archives: engagement

## Have You “Flipped” Your Math Classroom Today?

Have you “flipped” your math classroom? Students in a flipped classroom (sometimes referred to as reverse instruction) view the “content delivery” / lecture before class. Students and teachers then use their valuable class time to explore and to practice mathematical … Continue reading

## Can’t Go Wrong with Harry Wong!

Wow! That was a really short summer! I sent my kids and husband (an 8th grade teacher) back to school this week and I am now getting back into the swing of my work. When I was a classroom teacher, … Continue reading

## Infographics: Magic Beans & The Fries that Bind Us

We all know that McDonald’s and Starbucks can be found everywhere–but just how far is their global reach? Click here to view two great infographics with much math teaching potential and a great deal of student engagement.

Posted in Data & Infographics, Student Engagement
Tagged engagement, infographics, warm-up
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## Where will you be on 3/14 at 1:59?

I know all my math folks got the title! Of course March 14 is Pi Day and like the Times Square ball drop at midnight on New Years Day, Pi Day is ushered in at 1:59 (pi = 3.14159…). I … Continue reading

Posted in Holiday Math, Math Activities, Social Networking, Student Engagement
Tagged engagement, math videos, pi, Twitter
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## 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

Posted in Data & Infographics, Math & Sports, Math Activities, Student Engagement
Tagged engagement, predictions, Prop Bets, sports, Super Bowl
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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

## 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

Posted in Math Activities, Student Engagement
Tagged 100th Day of School, Bellringer, engagement, math resource
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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

Posted in Math Activities, Math Classroom, Student Engagement
Tagged cooperative learning, engagement, strategy
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## This Dude Really Knows his Algebra!

That’s Mike DeGraba, a.k.a. the “Math Dude.” He is the star of series of short programs that provide instruction for Algebra 1. The shows air on Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools’s MCPS-TV, but all shows are archived on and downloadable from The … Continue reading

## Cyber Monday & Black Friday by the Numbers

Welcome back math educators! I hope you had a wonderful and restful Thanksgiving! Christmas is right around the corner and most of us have about 17 days until the Winter Break. Our students may will be distracted by the merriment of … Continue reading

Posted in Articles for Math Class, Holiday Math, Math Activities, Student Engagement
Tagged Article, By the Numbers, engagement, numberacy, shopping
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