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Dear Future Teachers…Simple Tools to Get Started

I’ve been reading up on the Enhanced Teacher Education Program that began here this school year and I would like to share some highlights as these …

3 Act Math Task: Walk Out

Another post from Tap Into Teen Minds. Enjoy!<br>Introducing Distance-Time Graphs & Graphing StoriesThis 3 act math task was created as a simple, yet …

Great Free Websites for Learning

Math<p>Engaging supplemental resource encourages conceptual understanding<p><b>Bottom line</b>: A fun and engaging conceptual supplement for math lessons with …

Education Technology

Flipping Calculus: A First Adventure

I flipped my Calculus I class this fall. It was my first real attempt at the method (I made a half-hearted attempt in a multivariable class once), …

Teaching

The Education Inequality Struggle

This has been a hard year for poor children and children of color in a gridlocked and cantankerous Congress. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) replacing the No Child Left Behind Act was enacted after gutting a strong federal role in education policy designed to protect these children and …

Education

A boy told his teacher she can't understand him because she's white. Her response is on point.

Fifth-grade teacher Emily E. Smith is not your ordinary teacher.<p>She founded The Hive Society — a classroom that's all about inspiring children to …

Teaching

How Fit Are You Really? Take These 4 Simple Tests To Find Out

No mile-long run required.<p>Remember that sit-and-reach test from grade school? Or the timed mile? All kinds of dread! But you don't have to relive your childhood PE class to get a read on your current state of fitness. Our quick (and far more accurate) assessments will show you where you're truly at …

Fractions

A circle is a geometric shape that we have seen in other lessons. The circle to the left can be used to represent one whole. We can divide this …

Compound Interest Formula

<b>P</b> = principal amount (the initial amount you borrow or deposit)<p><b>r</b> = annual rate of interest (as a decimal)<p><b>t</b> = number of years the amount is deposited …

Solving Equations

What is an Equation?<p>An equation says that two things are equal. It will have an equals sign "=" like this:<p><b>x</b><p><b>−</b><p><b>2</b><p><b>4</b><p>That equations says: <b>what is on the left</b> …

Translating Word Problems: Keywords

KeywordsExamples<p>Purplemath<p>The hardest thing about doing word problems is using the part where you need to take the English words and translate them …

CIMT - Page no longer available at Plymouth University servers

We have taken the decision to host the CIMT website on new servers in order to improve the potential and reliability of the site. In a moment you …

Solving Math Word Problems:: explanation and exercises

<i>Math series</i><p>Solving math word problems<p><b>There are two steps to solving math word problems:</b><p>Translate the wording into a numeric equation<br>that combines …

5 Foods That Have More Sugar Than a Candy Bar

You'll be shocked to find out which healthy foods are loaded with the sweet stuff<p>There's nothing wrong with treating yourself to a candy bar every now and then, but we're guessing you don't eat them on a daily basis since you know they're high in sugar. Well, we've got some bad news for you: …