Monthly Archives: January 2013

Eating Volumes: Delicious & Unexpected Lesson in Calculus

Yesterday I gave a workshop at the iMathination Conference in St. Charles,IL.  The conference is full of hands-on math workshops for teachers, mostly from the city of Chicago  – amazing teachers!  I was asked to give a hands-on workshop for … Continue reading

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7 Sites for Creating Word/Data Clouds

I’m a very visual person and love shapes. (Yes, I am a math person!!!) By putting words in shapes or visually displaying in a different way, they become more interesting to me.  Sometimes, it becomes a puzzle to figure out … Continue reading

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Jigsaw puzzles

One of my favorite things to do to for family fun is to work on a jigsaw puzzle. I used to have a puzzle for students to work on in the back of the room when they finished their work … Continue reading

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