Tag Archives: Math

March Madness: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

March Madness: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

By Jeff Baugus Ah, March Madness, a time of year where 64 college basketball teams enter the NCAA basketball tournament with high hopes of a championship for their schools. It’s also the season that many math teachers and sports enthusiasts alike look to statistics. A common practice around the country is to try and predict

JOIN TONIGHT! “Standards for Mathematical Practice: They’re Not Just for Students!”

FREE PD Virtual Event: Standards for Mathematical Practice: They’re Not Just for Students! This session will examine the mathematical practices in classroom tasks with an emphasis on how teachers can use the practices to deepen our own content knowledge and to improve our instruction. Example tasks will span K-12. Presented by: Christopher Danielson Normandale Community

Meet Marco: An Amazing Educator With An Amazing Resource

Last week I was in Albuquerque Public Schools working with a group of high school students who are members of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee (SAC). Each of the 18 SAC members invited a teacher to attend a day of learning and professional development focused on Discovery Education. We spent the day with the teachers

Grid Overlay

Here is an idea for students to practice measuring angles or finding slope all around them.  Have students take pictures with various angled lines. Save the grid overlay here. On a Mac: Video how to    Result: On a PC:  Video How to (bad sound you may want to mute) and result: