Tuesday, September 20, 2011


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Bellringer Math

Gabe has five apples. That is three less than Zoe. How many apples does Zoe have?
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Friday, August 26, 2011

My favorite holiday is
Fourth of July
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Friday, July 29, 2011

Exit Slip - Possessive Pronouns

Possessive Pronoun Practice

Making Change

If Julie buys an apple for 50 cents and hands the cashier $1.00, how much will she get back in change?
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Preposition Posing

Label the preposition pose!

Which prepositions do you think these photos represent? Share your answer by commenting to this post with the number of each peicture and the preposition you think it represents.

July 27, 2011
Should students be allowed to use their cell phones in class for instruction?

This is a BIG question in today's classrooms as more and more students are becoming cell phone owners. You are the president of your class and you have been asked to speak about this topic at the next school board meeting. Think about what you would want to say that would support your opinion on this important topic. Develop THREE supportive statements that will back your thesis statement and post those as a comment. Then, we will discuss the support statements and decide which side you are on based upon the information you provide to your audience. Be prepared to support your opinion in a classroom debate.

Friday, May 27, 2011

1st Period Web Album

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Talking Twins

Can babies really have their own language? You are a newspaper reporter who has just witnessed this exchange between twins. It is your job to report on the question, "Do babies really have their own secret language?" Based upon the video, persuade your audience on whether or not a secret language exists. Be sure to support your opinion. Publish your article as a comment to this blog post. We will then read our "newspaper" in class.

Learning How to Blog

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Bulging Backpacks

Today we will be organizing, collecting, and graphing data using a scatter plot. Our data will come first from estimating, and then actually weighing each student's backpack. Based on this initial information, how would you define a scatter plot? Hint: How many variables will we be working with? Comment to this post with your answer and be sure to support with reasons for your determination. We will then determine how best to organize, collect, and display our data, as well as discuss the relationships that exist within the data.


Fun with Math in Baseball

You have chosen a baseball card that reflects the statistics of a certain player. To begin, take a look at your player's at bat (AB) and hits (H). How would you determine their batting average from these statistics? Comment to this post by providing those numbers and your resulting batting average. Based on those statistics, would you consider your player successful at bat? Support your opinion.

Interactive Spinner

Fun with Baseball Stats

Monday, May 16, 2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Click on the link to see a great video about fractions!

Mr. Duey's Fraction Video

Blogging Basics
Blogging Basics
presented by Tiffaney Lavoie, Instructional Technology Consultant, KEDC

What is a blog? The word comes from two words – web and log = blog! Blogs can be used in a variety of ways and can be created in about five minutes!! So, how do you get started?

1. Create a Google account or Gmail account
a. You can use an existing email to create your Google account – www.google.com/accounts
b. You can use your Gmail account

Our Blogging PD crew!

Blog from email

I am sending this blog from my email account. How cool!
I am blogging from my phone

Welcome to Blogging

I am creating my first blog post. Yippee!