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Thought for the day: Patience

Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.
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Hot Question of the Week: How do you gather feedback from your students?

How do you gather feedback from your students?Gathering feedback from your students on a quarterly basis proves to be invaluable information to your professional growth as an educator. Based on your students responses, you can adjust your teaching style accordingly to meet their needs. Not only that, but it…See More
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Using the Gallery Walk as a Teacher Strategy

Mrs. Collin's 7th Grade Math Class:What is a "Gallery Walk?" It is a strategy teachers use to actively engage students on the task at hand. Most…See More
Sunday
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Figure This Challenge #36

  Complete Solution will be given on November 30, 2014 Complete Solution:     Resources:
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Free Math Worksheets

Free Math WorksheetsPosted by Wanda Collins on November 20, 2014 at 2:30amLooking for some extra math practice? look no further....We have compiled a list of the best websites the web has to offer of free, printable math worksheets, practice games, and other math resources:Math-Drills: Math-Drills.com has…See More
Thursday
Mrs. Wilson replied to Wanda Collins's discussion Hot Question of the Week: What successful behavior management strategy have you used in the past and/or present that helped engage your students?
"I read Harry Wong The First Days of School and his book helped me tremendously during my first 3 years of teaching. Now I have the hang of things. According to Mr. Wong, the three most important student behaviors that must be taught the first day of…"
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Thought for the day: Encouragement

Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
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I get so much pleasure from seeing my students having fun and getting excited about math because many students usually find it a challenge. It is extremely rewarding to know you have made a difference in the life of a child. I love this quote because it resonates with me: "When we give with the expectation of receiving something in return, we are not really giving from a pure motive. But when we give from a generous heart, the joy of giving becomes its own reward." So, you see as long as I am a teacher I will continue to work tirelessly to make myself an asset to my students.

Although teaching is extremely rewarding, I sometimes find myself frustrated with the lack of resources at my disposal as well as my limitations in the classroom(55 minutes of class instruction time given). I created Math Concentration so teachers could share best practices and provide free/low cost resources like budget effective activities, incentives, math centers, classroom management strategies etc. Welcome to MathConcentration- a family community where students, parents, and teachers connect. Join our family today and embark on a journey of continuous learning.

Welcome to Math Concentration

Hello, My name is Wanda Collins. I am a teacher and devoted mother of three beautiful children: Camia(7), Ciara(5), and Chris, Jr.(2). I love life, being spontaneous, reading, learning new things, and staying busy. My favorite pastime is browsing the internet while eating a snack. I am currently pursuing an M.B.A at Nova Southeastern University.

I have been in education for the past 9 years and I am passionate about teaching. Although teaching is extremely rewarding, I sometimes find myself frustrated with the lack of resources at my disposal as well as my limitations in the classroom(55 minutes of class instruction time given). I created Math Concentration so teachers could share best practices and provide free/low cost resources like budget effective activities, incentives, math centers, classroom management strategies etc.

In addition, Math Concentration was created to provide free tutoring and homework help to middle school students struggling with math. We offer homework help forums, groups, and an online classroom tutoring equipped with a virtual whiteboard. During our online class session, students can ask questions via chat or call in with our meeting number. You can schedule a tutoring session Mon-Fri from 7pm-9pm


I look forward to collaborating with you!

 

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At 3:30pm on September 17, 2010, cherlie petit said…
thank you for telling me about this web sites
At 12:25am on September 19, 2010, natasha yumi chia said…
Thank you to you too.
At 7:42am on September 19, 2010, Lois Merritt said…
You're welcome! And while I came here because of an amazon.com mention, I am back in college after a few years away. . . and this place might come in handy! :)
At 4:32pm on September 19, 2010, Becky Horn said…
Thank you
At 12:23pm on September 20, 2010, elizabeth coley said…
your welcome
At 8:29am on September 27, 2010, Bradford Frotten said…
Thank you Wanda for letting me join. Have great day!
At 9:26pm on January 9, 2011, Andrew Aker said…

Wanda, thanks for making this great site!   

 

If you are ready for a flood of students asking for math homework help, I would like to put an html button for your site on ours somewhere.   Let me know!

At 9:56pm on January 9, 2011, Andrew Aker said…

If you could create the button and send me the code, that would be great!   I will do the same for you!  

 

Cheers,

 

Andrew

At 11:34pm on January 10, 2011, Andrew Aker said…

The link you sent me via twitter direct message is broken!  

 

it came back with this!  http://www.mathconcentration.com/main/error/404?code=404&uri=http://www.mathconcentration.com/profiles/blogs

At 9:42pm on January 21, 2011, Benjamin Vitale said…
Thanks for the welcome.
Read and watch the video on education in South Korea (PBS Newshour)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/education/jan-june11/koreaschools_01-21.html

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Figure This Challenge #36

 

  • Complete Solution will be given on November 30, 2014

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Created by Wanda Collins Nov 23, 2014 at 2:30pm. Last updated by Wanda Collins on Sunday.

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Fun Math Facts:

Math Limerick

Question: Why is this a mathematical limerick?

( (12 + 144 + 20 + 3 Sqrt[4]) / 7 ) + 5*11 = 92 + 0 .

Answer:

A dozen, a gross, and a score,
plus three times the square root of four, divided by seven, plus five times eleven, is nine squared and not a bit more.

---Jon Saxton (math textbook author)

Presentation Suggestions:
Challenge students to invent their own math limerick!

The Math Behind the Fact:
It is fun to mix mathematics with poetry.

Resources:

Su, Francis E., et al. "Math Limerick." Math Fun Facts.

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