Ben Boss-Walker

Ben Boss-Walker

Ben Boss-Walker
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A structured approach to teaching surface area can make it so much easier for students to understand! These materials lend themselves to use in interactive notebooks.  These foldable notes, examples, and practice problems feature a structured step by step format to guide student thinking as they calculate the surface area of each figure. Students will find the surface areas of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones, and spheres.

A structured approach to teaching surface area can make it so much easier for…

The Bucket Game - clever math review game! (Somehow I see my high schoolers enjoying this as well)

The Bucket Game - Students throw a ball into a bucket designating different levels of difficulty questions about music. If the student gets the correct answer then their team gets the number of points corresponding to the difficulty level.

TEDxManhattanBeach - John Bennett - "Why Math Instruction Is Unnecessary" (AWESOME TALK!!!!)

TEDxManhattanBeach - John Bennett - Why Math Instruction Is Unnecessary; the math required for 'real life' is usually attained by 10 yoa, beyond that brain games are of greater benefit than higher math to the majority of students.

What is the use of maths in studying???

Leant about the many applications of maths in everyday life including shopping, work and even washing your hair. Maths in daily life is everywhere

Integers card game: The red cards are negative and the black are positive. Each player starts with 6 cards, drawing one at the beginning of their turn and discarding one at the end. The goal is to play pairs that equal 6 or -6. The person playing 3 pairs first wins. The other players add the absolute value of their cards to get a score. The goal is to have the lowest score at the end of the game.

Integers card game -- red cards are negative and black are positive -- each player starts with 6 cards, drawing one at the beginning of their turn and discarding one at the end. The goal is to have the score closest to 0 at the end of the game.

A great site I found that has all these amazing problems you can do online straight away.

A great site I found that has all these amazing problems you can do online straight away.

What is Mathematics?  Mathematics Poster    Mathematics is a subject that I find interesting, faschinating, challenging at times but a lot of fun...

What is Mathematics? Mathematics Poster Mathematics is a subject that I find interesting, faschinating, challenging at times but a lot of fun.might be an interesting start of the year activity to see student views of math?

“Doing mathematics should always mean finding patterns and crafting beautiful and meaningful explanations.”  ― Paul Lockhart

Doing mathematics should always mean finding patterns and crafting beautiful and meaningful explanations-Paul Lockhart