CoVid-itis 2019-2020 Well, it's been quite a while since I've blogged. And now the school year's almost over. Since March 16th, we've been "teaching" from home. I can only say how amazed I am for our district, and how quickly they came together to make so many changes. This pandemic has produced some amazing methods... Continue Reading →

# M.A.D.! About Catapults!

Well, the Algebra students had made catapults out of tongue depressors, rubber bands, and spoons to start out our Quadratic unit a few weeks back. So, when it came to Math 8's jump in to Data and Measures of Central Variations, I wobbled back and forth.... scoops of M&Ms (previous year's activity) or accuracy of... Continue Reading →

# Seriously, You believe this about Math?!!!

First weeks are over, grades are set for the "progress report" period, and now I'm looking through the answers to "What is Math" page that my students replied to at the beginning of the year thanks to Sara VanDerWerf's blog post. A couple ideas were collected. The first is pictures of students' thoughts about mathematics.... Continue Reading →