by Mr. Avery | Jan 16, 2013 | Blog, Math

Over the summer, Mr. Avery was lucky enough to have had the opportunity to work for a great new company called LearnZillion. LearnZillion is a new website that focuses on having teachers create videos that correlate to the Common Core. Back in June, 123 teachers from...
by Mr. Avery | Dec 7, 2012 | Blog, Math

We’ve been spending time recently working with fractions and mixed numbers. We’ve been learning how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide with them. We found that sometimes working with mixed numbers can be a little bit tricky. When you’re working...
by Mr. Avery | Oct 7, 2011 | Blog, Math

We’ve gone from learning about adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals to doing the same operations but now with fractions. We’ve been talking all about important terms like least common multiple and greatest common denominator. Most...
by Mr. Avery | Apr 8, 2011 | Blog, Other

Today we culminated our fraction unit with a fun Play-Doh activity. Students had to apply their knowledge of parts of a whole, equivalent fractions, as well as adding fractions. Working with partners, each group was given blue, red, yellow, and white play-doh. They...
by Mr. Avery | Mar 16, 2011 | Blog, Math

In math, we’ve been working with fractions! A fraction can be used to show a part of a whole. For example, we could use a fraction to show how many pieces of the circle are shaded in below. The circle is split into four equal pieces. The total number of pieces...
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