Open the Middle of Problems for Students

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in High School, Middle School | No Comments

There are so many questions that float through my head when I see something new that piques my interest. Let’s look at one of those resources, Open Middle. Open Middle sprang from the mind of Robert Kaplinski after attending to Dan Meyer’s talk Video Games and Making Math More Like Things Students Like.

MN Math Tweeter of the Month

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in High School, Middle School | No Comments

I found all of his answers to my questions very thoughtful and interesting, and I wanted to share them all. So rather than giving you a summary of his responses, enjoy Andy Pethan…uncut.

The Homework Debate

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in High School, Middle School | No Comments

Submitted by May Vang
How does anyone tackle the homework debate without going in circles or feeling like it is a losing battle?

Graphing Stories

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in High School, Middle School | No Comments

Submitted by Anna Thompson.
Does every picture tell a story?
Conversely, we might say that every story has a picture and in algebra that picture is usually a graph…. enter: Dan Meyer’s Graphing Stories.