My Students Can...

… create multiple representations of mathematical thinking.

Super ball vs. Tennis Ball experiment

My students conducted an experiment in measuring the “bounciness” of two types of balls.  They then graphed the results and were able to determine which type of ball had the greater degree of “bounciness.” This experiment allowed students to experience the math concepts through multiple learning styles: kinesthetically, interpersonally/verbally, logically and visually.

IMG_0270 IMG_0271

Algebraic Thinking

My students are able to use mathematical manipulatives to create models which support their understanding of mathematical concepts.  Here, the students have used algebra tiles to represent an equation, and collect like terms.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s