Category Archives: curriculum

Mystery of the Missing Hummus

Mmmmm…. edamame hummus, two delicious flavors in one perfect cylindrical container. 8 ounces of goodness. Well this is alarming. Couldn’t they fill it all the way? How much hummus am I missing? Wait, that’s cheating! Time to put on your … Continue reading

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KAFDOC

This post replies to the prompt, “What is one goal you have for the first week of school?” from Sam Shah et. al.’s New Blogger Intitiative. [Apologetic Opener] It’s been a while since I wrote a good blog post, and … Continue reading

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The Garden Problem

For the beginning of the school year I wanted a short module to review and extend ideas about linear functions. ¬†Simultaneously the module should involve students in working together and looking for patterns. ¬†Well I found something that worked pretty … Continue reading

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Information binge

So I sat down the other day (as I often do), and thought, “What about exponential and logarithmic functions might a high-school student find interesting?” Yes yes, exponential functions are essential in a number of financial math applications, but figuring … Continue reading

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