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...

Edublog Awards: Voting is Now Open!

Best Class Blog. And, even though we have been nominated in the past for Best Use of Videos and Media in Education, it’s previously been for our Student Made Math Movie wiki. This year, with the launch of our new website, we are now nominated in the same...

2013 Edublog Award Nominations

Best New Blog – Redefining My Role: Teacher as Student Jonah Salsich’s journey into his own blog has been long overdue with his incredible writing skills and wealth of knowledge. The title of this blog is also one of my personal favorites as it’s...

Math Movie Network: Adding Decimals

We added two new videos. The first video (above) was one that we created in order to try to introduce others to the Math Movie Network website and how to use it. We wanted to share what you can find there and how you can navigate through it. Jesse, Sam, and Irene walk...

Shake, Rattle, and Roll

As we began to learn about Earth, we discovered that it is made up of many different layers, the crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core. The crust and the upper part of the mantle is often also referred to as the lithosphere. The lithosphere isn’t completely...

Spies and Explorers: Adventures Galore!

5 Wits, located within Patriot Place in Foxboro. You may recall that we also took this field trip last year towards the end of our school year. The students loved it and there was so much teamwork involved that we wanted to go earlier in the year this year as a team...

Challenging Ourselves With….Cardboard?

Teachfest, he had the opportunity to listen to somebody who brough an entire room of more than two hundred teachers to their feet with a huge round of applause. Who could have possibly done this you ask? It was a ten year old boy from California named Caine. You may...

Introducing MathMovieNetwork.com!

Math Movie Network logo, we’re prepared to announce what we’ve been working on for the past few months. We’d like to introduce to you… MathMovieNetwork.com! [/et_pb_text] As you know, we’ve been making math videos for quite some time now....