motivating students – the challenges of NOVEMBER and DECEMBER

By the time we get through Halloween, students are gearing up for the next distraction. While we are pushing integers and inequalities,   VISIONS of SUGARPLUMS are dancing in their heads!  TRY including  activities  that embrace the fun and excitement .... HERE are some easy ideas to use an ordinary worksheet and convert it for… Continue reading motivating students – the challenges of NOVEMBER and DECEMBER

my math journey – part 1

  My earliest math memory?  I’m not quite sure what that is. Perhaps it was comparing which cookie is bigger or counting down the minutes during an enforced nap (or time-out).  I'll start the story of my math journey,  with my elementary years….  My math is a result of SPUTNIK .     When I… Continue reading my math journey – part 1