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Most recent forum messagesenThu, 15 Nov 2012 20:17:50 GMTJive Engage 5.0.5.0 (http://jivesoftware.com/products/)2012-11-15T20:17:50ZenRe: Have you used the Super Bowl in your math assignments?
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<!-- [DocumentBodyStart:b1e318dd-c657-4e53-b758-6605d485d1ba] --><div class="jive-rendered-content"><p>Any football game is great for working with positive and negative numbers. My students work in pair to try to describe a play as positive and negative. I find that a lot of the girls do better at it than the boys which leads to some interesting discussions with 7th graders.</p></div><!-- [DocumentBodyEnd:b1e318dd-c657-4e53-b758-6605d485d1ba] -->Thu, 15 Nov 2012 20:17:50 GMTnoreplies@thinkfinity.orghttp://www.thinkfinity.org/message/65079?tstart=0#650792012-11-15T20:17:50Z1 year, 5 months ago0Re: What writing strategies do you use in your math classes?
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<!-- [DocumentBodyStart:7583be9b-a952-4175-b1ef-fb54e1bb9f5f] --><div class="jive-rendered-content"><p>My students must answer word problems in complete sentences. For example: Mary has 3 apples and Paul has 6 apples. How many do they have altogether?</p><p>After they do the computation, the finall answer is " They have 9 apples. or May and Paul have 9 apples. or together, Mary and Paul have 9 apples." They hated it at first but now try to outdo each other.</p></div><!-- [DocumentBodyEnd:7583be9b-a952-4175-b1ef-fb54e1bb9f5f] -->Thu, 15 Nov 2012 20:11:13 GMTnoreplies@thinkfinity.orghttp://www.thinkfinity.org/message/65077?tstart=0#650772012-11-15T20:11:13Z1 year, 5 months ago0