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Back to School Supply Deals | Office Depot 30% off $30

BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLY DEALS I know we’re still on summer break.  As a high school math teacher, I KNOW we’re not in school yet.  But give your wallet a break and grab these back-to-school supply deals and steals.  Where?  Office Depot/Office Max online and in stores.  Hurry before the discounts end!...

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Teacher Supply Must Haves for Back to School

TEACHER SUPPLY MUST HAVES Summer Break is quickly ending.  Soooo sad!  Start your year off right by buying these Teacher Must Haves! THE BEST colored pens and notebooks are TÜL.  This assortment pack is currently on sale at Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Please see our...

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Amazing Amazon Teacher Sale | EXPO Dry-Erase Markers

UP TO 75% OFF EXPO dry-erase markers from Amazon 75% off. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Please see our Affiliate Disclosure Page for detailed information. TEACHER BACK-to-SCHOOL SALE If you’re a teacher, you know you spend A LOT of your own money on school supplies.  I’m fortunate,...

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Using Color in the Math Classroom

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Please see our Affiliate Disclosure Page for detailed information. COLOR IN THE CLASSROOM I LOVE to color code in math.  Why?  Because it’s a way to enhance visual representation.  In layman’s terms that means it’s easier to remember.  Don’t believe me?  Advertisers...

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Amazon Prime Day JUST RELEASED

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Please see our Affiliate Disclosure Page for detailed information. AMAZON PRIME DAY It’s the day Prime Members wait for ALL YEAR.  It’s better than Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.  You’re not a Prime Member yet?  No biggie.  Sign up now for a...

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Amazing Back to School Deal from Amazon

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Please see our Affiliate Disclosure Page for detailed information. BACK-to-SCHOOL SUPPLIES | PENCILS Now is the time to go Back to School SHOPPING.  Why?  Reason #1, you can spread the cost over a few paychecks.  Reason #2, you can hunt for the...

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Introduction to CUBES, a Word Problem Strategy

MATH WORD PROBLEMS Students everywhere struggle with math word problems.  I, a math teacher and tutor, sometimes struggle with word problems.  Why?  Because it requires a deep level of comprehension.  Instead of mathematical symbols, there are words or phrases that require interpretation.  I have found that using CUBES significantly helps my...

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Accuracy and Precision Defined

ACCURACY, NOT PRECISION Are you using the words precision and accuracy correctly, or do you believe they essentially mean the same thing?  If you use them interchangeably, you’re not alone.  Dictionaries use one word to define the other, even dictionary.com:           precision “accuracy; exactness”    ...

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Benefits of IB, AP or Dual Credit Classes

ACADEMIC RIGOR There are A LOT of talented, driven, intelligent, gifted teenagers in our country.  Schools have ambitious young adults who value their education, and want to get a head start on college.  Academic rigor is critical for motivated students, and they can achieve this through Dual Credit, Advanced Placement,...

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Newmans Error Analysis in Math Word Problems instead of CUBES

CUBES vs NEWMANS ERROR ANALYSIS I firmly believe that CUBES is VERY beneficial to students.  I have implemented it before in my classroom.  I discuss it here, and have YouTube videos showing the strategy.  However, that was before I learned about Newmans Error Analysis.   WHEN to USE CUBES I teach High School Math: ...

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First Mr and Mrs Math Post

My, OUR.  First.  Post.  Ever.  I’m NERVOUS.  Will you like our content?  I’m EXCITED, like bursting-at-the-seams, shout-from-the-rooftop excited.  It’s the middle of the night, after 2 am, and my brain is going a million miles an hour.  The hamster in its wheel in my brain is like the Energizer Bunny.  Couldn’t...

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Start with Why | How to Find Your Purpose

FIND YOUR PURPOSE Are you struggling in life?  Do you find that you can’t complete projects?  As a student, are you failing classes or simply not really learning?  Is your job not really work, but a passion that wakes you up more than coffee?  It all begins with finding your...

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Mastering Fractions | Article #2 in a Series | Adding Fractions

ADDING FRACTIONS | REVIEW FIRST Most of my high school students struggle with Adding Fractions, and it seems that many of my subscribers do too.  That is why my first series is on Fractions.  In Lesson 1, I introduced the concept of fractions, and how I Use Color in Math...

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The Day I Ruined My Blog

My stomach just dropped as I read the words:  “… closed your acccount…”.  I had JUST started monetizing through Amazon Assocaties, and I had a pin go VIRAL.  But I ignorantly broke a rule (my own fault for not being more careful), and they were cutting me loose.  I was...

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