Friday, August 10, 2012

Just how tall are you?

Just a quick post for now ... planning to use this awesome idea from Dan Meyer's blog:  http://blog.mrmeyer.com/?p=692 ... as my opening day activity.  Students are generally curious about my height ... and challenging them to determine my height in styrofoam cups will be the perfect introduction to functions, but more than that ... to "actively engaging" in math!  I've purchased quite a few styrofoam cups for the local dollar store:

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Can't wait to put this in action ... in TWO weeks!

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