Monthly Archives: March 2014

Day 125 – and so it begins…

We started STAAR review today–just a review on beginning of the year items.  We will continue this at least once a week up until STAAR.   Advertisements

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Day 124 -Book Buddies

Out of school today for the NJHS/Student Council Book Buddies field trip.  

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Day 123 – Theoretical Probabilty

In the warm up, I knew students had a grasp on the Fundamental Counting Principle when it involved events such as choosing 4 tops and 5 pants….how many possible outfits?  They knew you just multiply each events’ outcome to find … Continue reading

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Day 122 – Creating Sample Spaces

We reviewed “experimental probability” and played around with sample spaces on the Smartboard.  I gave them several scenarios in which they had to figure out the number of possible outcomes. How many of you have trouble putting together an outfit … Continue reading

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Day 121 – Experimental Probability

Moving on from the likelihood of an event happening, today students focused on experimental probability, or the ratio of how many times an event occurs to the total number of trial attempts. After some brief notes, we did a spinner … Continue reading

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Day 120 – Recap of a Visit from Kahoot! / a new lesson: Probability

SXSWedu – visit to Eanes School District in Austin, TX As part of our recent visit to SXSWedu we were lucky to be invited to the Eanes School District, whose teachers do an amazing job implementing digital pedagogies! Whilst there, we … Continue reading

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Day 111 – 119: Surface Area and Volume

We spent the 2 weeks leading up to Spring Break working on volume and surface area of prisms and cylinders.  The students continued to use the format of setting up the formula, doing the substitution, and showing the answer. Formula: … Continue reading

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