March Madness Math Activity | Project Based Learning

I. AM. SO. EXCITED. ABOUT. THIS. ONE. My hopes for this activity, is that it will spark the interest and engagement of students that otherwise aren’t. That students will be able to see how numbers are all around them and the math they are learning applies outside of school, and even to things they think are cool. I also hope a love of March Madness develops, because I’ll be honest… I don’t always ... Read the Post

Easy as Pie… Pie. Multiplying Fractions and Measurement Conversions Activity

Easy As Pie... Pie No Melting, No Mixer, No Baking, No Microwave, No Dishes,  NO PROBLEM! Students apply math such as repeated addition of fractions, multiplying fractions, simplifying fractions and measurement conversion to increase an mini pie recipe. Best part.... They make the recipe after with this 1000% classroom friendly process.  Guys.... I’m not usually one to toot my own horn.... ... Read the Post

STEM | STEAM Planning and Reflection Sheets for any Challenge

I remember in my university classes doing a STEM project for the first time...#Marblerollercoasters It was amazing! With a little 3/4 insulation tubing, (Check hardware store, should be able to find for less than 2$ a piece, **Remember each piece is split) masking tape, the classroom, and our imagination! It was my childhood Roller Coaster Tycoon dream come true. The class had great success. My ... Read the Post