Reaching for the Stars

This post was featured on the Skype Social Good blog. How can I connect concepts my students are learning about to real world experiences? That’s the question that teachers ponder every day. It’s easy to throw a math problem up on the board for children to solve or...

The Great Rate Race of 2014

So what exactly are rates and unit rates? Well, a rate is a special type of ratio where instead of comparing items, we’re comparing measurements. An example of a rate would be something like: Brianna went camping with her family. Each day they went hiking. They...