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A Blast From the Past – Old Classroom Photos

A Blast From the Past – Old Classroom Photos KEEP EM THINKING ANCIENT EGYPT

I’ve been out of the classroom for 5 years now, and sometimes it makes me a little sad.  Don’t get me wrong,  I love being a gifted coordinator, but sometimes I miss interacting with the students and fixing up a classroom.  Today I was looking at old pictures of when I taught, and I came […]

KenKen – Great Math Puzzles to Challenge Your Students!

KenKen – Great Math Puzzles to Challenge Your Students! KEEP EM THINKING KENKEN IN THE CLASSROOM

I have discovered an absolutely wonderful website called KenKen.  People say KenKens are like Suduko puzzles on  steroids.  So exactly what is a KenKen?  It’s a numerical puzzle that uses the four basic math operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication,  and division.  The puzzle is laid out on a grid  ranging from 3 by 3 to 9 by […]