Guestbook / Open Mic

Please introduce yourself to the rest of us in the guestbook below. Throughout the day, if you’d like an answer to a question — any question! — but don’t feel like shouting, toss it into the form below.

LinkSign Guestbook

LinkView Guestbook

LinkAsk A Question

LinkView Questions

Ticket to Ride

The Ticket Roll

LinkLaunch

Perplexing Application Problems

Perplexing Application Problems — Rubric

Deconstruct the experience. What happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the application problem? What were the teacher moves? How is it different than the same kind of problem in a textbook?

LinkGreat Application Problems

Textbook Makeover

Textbook Makeover

Where is the hook in each of these problems? What kind of image would make a student wonder that hook on her own?

linkAlgebra

linkGeometry

linkPrecalculus

linkCalculus

Interesting into Challenging

The Price of Ink

How do you turn something interesting into something challenging?

FileEdmonton Water Consumption

FileTasty / Easy

FileThe Slow Runner

link300 to 1

FileThe USA As One Big Neighborhood

FileThe Price of Ink

fileSt. Matthew Island

Technique

Technique

linkWeb Browser

linkGoogle Docs

linkDelicious

linkGoogle Forms

linkHandbrake

linkGoogle Maps

linkCameraphone

linkYouTube

linkGoogle Reader

linkGeogebra

linkHow Is Your Technique?

Lab Work

Lab Work

Turn these multimedia problem packages into challenging investigations for your colleagues. Refer back to the rubric we developed for Great Application Problems.

Pre-Algebra:

fileBucky the Badger

fileFloppy Disks

fileSpeeding Bullet

fileSugar Packets

Algebra:

fileBoat in the River

fileHalf Plus Seven

Geometry:

fileObama State of the Union Screw-Up

fileHoles

fileWater Tank

Algebra II:

fileProfessor Splash

fileDouble or Nothing