Showing posts from July, 2014

How to help a student who is behind in math

Updated! Image by How to help a student who is behind in math In the article I discuss some general principles in helping students that are behind in math. Test and assess Make a list of topics to study Perhaps go back to the very beginning? Restudying some topics while using a math curriculum The order of topics Should you go on with new concepts or not? I hope it is of help!

Worksheets for inequalities

More new worksheet generators... This one is for linear inequalities in one variable. The worksheets are customizable in many different ways. You can ask the student to plot simple inequalities, such as x < -6 or write an inequality from a graph. One problem type asks you to solve the given simple inequality in the given set, such as solve x + 1 > -2 in the set {-9, 3,5,8, -2, 10}. Then you can choose from six different types of linear inequalities to solve (such as one-step inequalities, two-step inequalities, or inequalities with variable on both sides). You can also restrict the inequalities to the ones where you don't need to multiply/divide by a negative number (which would reverse the sign of the inequality). These worksheets are meant for pre-algebra and algebra 1 (or grades 7-9).

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A thought to consider...

Posted with permission from where you'll find many more thoughtful poems!

Math Mammoth photo contest winning entries

Here are the winning entries for the photo contest I ran recently. I asked each participant to provide a photo showing a child/student(s) doing math work from a Math Mammoth book or materials. Click to see a larger version. Enjoy! 1. I felt this picture was just so cute and also the composition is great. "Isabelle is proudly showing her mom her correctly formed 3's. She wrote them backwards at first. She is working out of her big sister's 1st grade workbook from Math Mammoth's Light Blue Series." The second place was a tie — I just couldn't decide. 2. A. First, school work upside down - quite creative! "Here is a pic of my son doing his Light Blue 4 work. I have the download version and printed and bound it in parts because he likes to move around a lot while he works." 2. B. From Amy (no description). I feel this also is a creative shot and shows students with a very happy disposition. 3. "My daughter loves to

Doing Math Mammoth with animals

Math Mammoth with animals! This is Julia-Grace, her duck Faith, sheep in the background and dog, Mocha, short for Mi Chamocha Java Joe Cappuccino Latte Wirth.