Last week, we used magnetic plastic shapes (Picasso Tiles) to explore and see the relationships between squares and square roots. We built squares of areas, 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, even 128 (tried to, but we ran out …

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In 6th grade math, students are studying expressions and equations. They began this work with studying digital mobiles and figuring out what values created a balanced mobile. Using this information, they were able to draft statements of equivalency, representing unknown …

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We have been studying squares and sqaure roots, making the connection between the areas of squares and the lengths of their sides. We have also analyzed what integers non-perfect square-roots would fall between. We have used the coordinate system to …

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The last couple of weeks we have been working on a unit in coordinate geometry. We have studied 1) slope of a line, 2) midpoint between two points, 3) calculating the distance between two points, 4) deciding if two lines …

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On Monday of this week, we went outside to enjoy some fresh air while students did some catch-up work. On Tuesday, we discussed one last new topic, chords that intersect within a circle and their relationship to one another. Today …

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