### How Safe is Safe?

If your students are like ours, they’re hungry to get as many applications of money in math class as possible?  Let’s feed this hunger and help them grow in their financial literacy!  In this lesson, students will explore exponential decay through the lens of inflation and the future value of \$1000. P.S. Certainly this is…

### How Safe is Safe: Scratch

Emphasis: Exponential Growth and Decay Creator: Mike Larson    Twitter: @boundsofoutmath Students will understand the power of exponential growth and be able to write programs that allow them to solve problems related to arithmetic and geometric sequences including the Legend of the Chessboard story. View Lesson Here

### Tip Calculator

Students will create a program that will ask for their bill amount and how much they want to tip. Then, the program will calculate the final amount they will pay including their bill and tip. Lesson Plan Here , -Ashley Tewes

### Tip Calculator: Scratch

Emphasis: Number and Operation Creator: Ashley Tewes     Twitter: @ashleyanntewes Students will create a program that will ask for their bill amount and how much they want to tip. Then, the program will calculate the final amount they will pay including their bill and tip. View Lesson Here

### The Legend of the Chessboard

Do you want to try a text based coding lesson in your math class?  We’ve found the “Legend of the Chessboard” lesson to be a fun and manageable transition for kids while learning arithmetic and geometry sequences. Project Goal: Students will understand the power of exponential growth and be able to write programs that allow…

### The Legend of the Chessboard: Python

Emphasis: Algebra- Pattern Recognition Creator: Mike Larson    Twitter: @boundsofoutmath Students will understand the power of exponential growth and be able to write programs that allow them to solve problems related to arithmetic and geometric sequences including the Legend of the Chessboard story. View Lesson Here

### Subtracting Integers Race Game

In the middle school setting I have had the privilege of teaching 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Over the years, I have noticed my students consistently struggling with integer operations, regardless of the age. When students are learning skills in their current math class, they continue to get  frustrated with the mistakes they make…

### Beetleblocks: A STEAM Coding and 3D Printing Lesson

This week’s vlog uses an amazing 3D environment called Beetleblocks!  It will give you an experience of coding in a geometry mindset to help your students better understand the structure of 3D solids.  An amazing STEAM lesson that you and your students will LOVE 🙂 Extensions: 1) Modify your Code to create an N-gon Prism! …

### Find My Area: Scratch

Emphasis: Geometry and Measurement Creator: Ashley Tewes     Twitter: @ashleyanntewes Students will create a program that will find the area of different polygons; such as square, rectangle, triangle, rhombus, and trapezoid. View Lesson Here

### Find My Area

This week’s primary lesson focuses calculating areas of different polygons. Students will create a program that will find the area of a square, rectangle, triangle, rhombus, and trapezoid. This lesson is easily adaptable to using only a few of the mentioned shapes or using many more. Want to learn how to create this program. Check…