Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Scientific Notation Video Resources

Our large number collection box is growing and your inquiry into scientific notation before the break gave us a good head start to do some research. Now that we have returned to school it is time to get into the details of scientific notation, including the reasons we use it, connections we can make and patterns we notice. The work we did today in class with Tim and Moby on this new topic was great and we are off to a good start. Here are some more videos to support our learning.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Adding and Subtraction Fractions

Due to illness, many students need review on adding and subtracting fractions with uncommon denominators. The trick is we can only add fractions with like denominators. How do you do that? Make equivalent fractions so that both denominators are the same. Here is a website to help explain how to find a common denominator and below are some videos to help too.

Once you know how to find like denominators, practice with these games!