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Six Activities for NECC presentation
|Lisa Jeter - 6th Grade
|Cynthia Bulson - 7th grade
|Soany Montilla - 7th grade
decimal town and percent city
|Stephanie Tidwell - 7th grade
Navigator, Stock Market
|Brielle Erazo - 8th Grade
|Support Staff (not attending
Brian Tully - 8th grade
Angelica Safanova - 8th grade
Roseann Andrich - 6th grade
Colleen Toal - 6th grade
|Lawrence Hart - 6, 7, 8th grades
Teresa Mola - 6, 7, 8th grades
Classroom & Slide Show
This is was what I wrote in the proposal but will change to suit our
The speakers will share 6 vignettes that illuminate the knowledge
domains needed to effectively implement the Dynamic Classroom. Each
activity is presented via multimedia and will take about 5-8 minutes.
The 6 suggested activities are:
1 Road Sign & Bus Problem
What's the problem with word problems?
At the heart of the problem is a very simple, yet powerful idea: making
2. Fraction & Decimals Darts
How do you find a number between two numbers?
The object of the Fraction & Decimal Darts challenge is to "pop"
balloons located on a number line between 0 and 1.
3. What can spin wheels teach you
Learning Mathematics Dynamically with Geometer's Sketchpad
4. The Famous Jinx Puzzle
Pick a number, Add 11, multiply by 6, subtract 3, divide by 3, Add 5,
Divide by 2, Subtract the original number. Why is this called the Jinx
puzzle? Will it always work?
We'll find out using a spreadsheet
5. The Noon Day Project: Measuring
Circumference of the Earth
This activity which involves participants from around the world
recreating the experiment that Eratosthenes did 2200 years ago where he
used shadow measurements to measure the circumference of the earth.
6. The Great Green Globs Contest
How do you learn advanced algebra by shooting down Globs?
Change the paradigm for teaching and learning. See video clips of how
this activity transforms student’s attitude toward learning.