Commenting on Blog Posts & Measurement

15 Nov

Today in English we visited our Quadblogging friends from France’s blog.  Our learning goal was to provide them with positive feedback on their posts.    We used these suggestions:

If you want to read our comments go to CSI Anglophone’s blogs – there are links in the blogroll on the right side of this screen.

In math we shared our solutions to yesterday’s measurement problem.  Everyone had a 10 x 10 Geo Board and had to split it in half.  There were a few conditions though.  All angles had to be 90 degrees and it couldn’t be split right down the middle into two rectangles.  There were many creative solutions:

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One of the learning goals was to see that the same area can have many shapes.   This activity also included fractions (halves) and spatial reasoning as the students had to manipulate the elastic to make different shapes with an area of 50 square units.  And here is a video of one group sharing their solution:

1 Comment

Posted by on November 15, 2012 in Uncategorized


One response to “Commenting on Blog Posts & Measurement

  1. Tom

    November 27, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    I find your videos very cool



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