Tag: grade 8

Gimme A Break


Gimme A Break - Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, Dividing Fractions 3 Act Math Task

Adding/Subtracting and an Intro to Multiplying/Dividing Fractions A colleague and good friend, Dave Burke, reached out to me recently for some ideas around adding and subtracting fractions. In particular, he was interested in trying to make the topic a little more enjoyable by adding some context. This was a challenge I was really eager to work on because working with fractions is such a sore spot for so many students and their teachers. In the past, I tried to help make dividing fractions less abstract by using the idea of dividing chocolate bars. With this in mind, I figured using chocolate bars for adding and subtracting would be a good starting point to move towards multiplication and division later. Here are some expectat...


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Apple Professional Development – Intermediate LKDSB


FluidMath 2013 - Bring Your Handwritten Math to Life

Hello and welcome to the Grade 7 & 8 Intermediate Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) Apple Professional Development session! It is always a pleasure to work with my colleagues from across the province and especially with those who are right next door to my board, the Greater Essex County District School Board!   A Little About Me...   If you're curious to find out a little bit more about me, feel free to take a quick look at my teaching and educational technology background. You can also learn more about the Teacher Learning and Leadership Program as well as what I did to apply for the TLLP Grant that funded my 1:1 iPad classroom.   [caption id="attachment_2334" align="aligncenter" width="600"] View Kyl...


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