by Mr. Avery | Feb 24, 2012 | Blog, Math

We’ve been talking geometry in class recently. We’ve discussed polygons (Mrs. Yollis class has a great post about them), angles, and now circles. We began by reviewing all the different parts of a circle. In the picture above, you’ll see a green line...
by Mr. Avery | Feb 1, 2012 | Blog, Math

Recently we’ve been learning all about integers. Integers are any whole number but can be positive, negative or zero. For example, -30, 4, 0, -7 and 182 are all integers. 3.82, 1/4, .5, and 7/4 are not. Those are considered to be rational numbers which are any...
by Mr. Avery | Jan 4, 2012 | Blog, Math

We’ve done many projects over the course of the past two years. One of the favorites of the students though was the Angry Birds posters we created last year. While learning about angles, students were asked to create their own Angry Birds level. They then had to...
by Mr. Avery | Nov 17, 2011 | Blog, Math

Earlier this week, we shared a video about how to find a percent. We talked all about where you might see a percent being used outside of school. One of the places mentioned was at a store. Many times stores will have sales and they’ll offer a discount on an...
by Mr. Avery | Nov 13, 2011 | Blog, Math

The Math Movie Network is back with another tutorial! This week, we’ve been learning all about how to find a percent. A percent means a part of or out of 100. It’s essentially another way to represent a fraction that has a denominator of 100. We’ve...
by Mr. Avery | Oct 31, 2011 | Blog, Math

The Math Movie Network is back, bringing you the latest from our sixth grade classroom! This time, some of our experts provide you with a look at how to solve problems with exponents and the order of operations. One of the topics that we’ve been learning all...
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