Amanda on March 15th, 2008

Tweet Congratulations to En Ping!!!!! Part of the middle school pi day activities today included memorizing pi. Students were required to memorize the first 10 digits, but some students took the challenge to memorize more. Good job to all but a special pat on the back goes out to En Ping. Well done! More information […]

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Amanda on March 11th, 2008

Tweet Pi Day is fast approaching! Students are preparing to celebrate Albert Einstein’s birthday and Pi Day on Friday, March 14. All students should bring in a pi related food to share with their classmates. Most students have already signed up for what they are bringing – please don’t forget!! We had our last quiz […]

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Amanda on February 22nd, 2008

Tweet Dear Parents and Students, Progress reports have been posted to Edline. If there are missing assignments, please turn them in as soon as possible. As this is the middle of the term, there are several quizzes and tests remaining before grades are officially posted at the end of the quarter. PLEASE take advantage of […]

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Amanda on February 19th, 2008

Tweet Barbie Bungee Jumping was a great activity for the students to wrap up their intense study of linear functions. I’ll be asking some of my students to push themselves by trying to create a Voicethread about the project. They will be using Voicethreads a lot in high school science so I might as well […]

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Amanda on January 17th, 2008

Tweet Semester one final exams are over! The students knew the importance of this test. As I told them, the test serves as one of the indicators for which math class a student should take once they enter high school. Our 8th grade students are all currently taking a complete Algebra I course. Students will […]

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Amanda on January 9th, 2008

Tweet All students will be taking the Algebra 1 semester exam on early next week so we are spending this week reviewing. Is simply reviewing the best way to study for final exams though? Studying for major exams is much more proactive than simply re-reading the textbook. I came across this approach on a study […]

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