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Act locally- interact nationally

September 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Math, Content - Science, Content- Cross Discipline, STEM

CIESE has a wide variety of engineering and science projects.  The Square of Life was recently showcased on TeachersFirst (please click here). The project’s objectives are: Identify living and non-living things in their school yards. Share their findings with other participating classes. Look for similarities and differences in the reported data. Prepare a final report […]

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Ready, aim, place value!

June 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Math

My title is ready in the wrong order.  You have to identify the correct place value before you can aim the tank and fire.  This three level game might be useful in the lower grades in September (when it seems as if everyone is talking about place value). You can see the complete post here […]

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Ways to understand higher math

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Math

If you are looking for algebra or calculus help, you might want to try Study Geek.  There are problem calculators (the good thing is you can put in your own problem).  The bad thing is the free version only shows the answer (you can upgrade for the step by step results).  The good thing there […]

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Achieve the core

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Math

Sometimes it is funny how things work out.  At a staff meeting just last week, someone showed Achieve the Core- and then on Sunday, it appeared in TeachersFirst.  If you are looking for CCS lessons, support for developing CCS based questions, as well as teachers’ perspective in the change in standards, you should consider this […]

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