Translation, Reflection, and Rotation

22nd February, 2011 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Are you teaching transformations in your geometry math lessons? Try moving this game to your technology learning station. Don’t forget to check out these great hands on lessons with Math out of the Box®! Lesson 12, 13, 14, 15, 16: Grade 3            Shapes and Paths Lesson 13, 14, 15: Grade 4           Corners and Containers Lesson » Read More

Can you guess the rule in the function generator?

12th January, 2011 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

In Plotting and Growing from Math out of the Box®, students explore functions with an input/output machine. Then they use their knowledge of functions to solve problems. How do you teach Algebra to your students? Try moving this game to a technology station in your classroom to provide more practice for your students. Discover more » Read More

Developing Geometric Logic with MOOTB: Building with 3-D Shapes

1st December, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Lesson Submitted by Shannon Graham Engage: allows students to make connections between past and present learning experiences and also provides a natural pre-assessment for both the teacher and the student.  (Lowery, 1998; Wolfe, 2001). Investigate: implies that understanding cannot be imposed on the learner, but instead is developed progressively by the learner, beginning with concrete and » Read More

S.T.E.M. in the 4 year old Kindergarten Classroom “Super Structures!”

26th October, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Submitted by East North Street Academy of Math and Science Shannon Graham Super Structures! My class recently completed an in-depth study of Structures.  Our integrated project included many activities in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Engineering.  We began our unit by researching structures using non-fiction books.  Then we went on a Structures walk around our » Read More

Third grade teachers share their experiences with Math Out of the Box

13th October, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Share your experiences with Math Out of the Box for Third Grade below. This grade level pack includes 5 Teacher’s guides to cover all of your math strands: Developing Algebraic Thinking: Plotting and Growing Developing Geometric Logic: Shapes and Paths Developing Measurement Benchmarks: Scales and Balances Developing Number Concepts: Ordering and Arranging Teachers, use this » Read More

Kindergarten teachers share their experiences with Math Out of the Box

10th September, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Share your experiences with Math out of the box for Kindergarten below. This grade level pack includes 5 Teacher’s guides to cover all of your math strands: Algebra and Data Analysis: Rhythm and Design Geometry: Towers and Trails Measurement: Over and Under Number Concepts and Probability: Like and Unlike         Teachers, use » Read More

Share your math strategy and win free manipulatives!

5th April, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 10 Comments

The problem below is from Math Out Of The Box Lesson 11: Subtracting Fractions Stan has a problem. Stan’s dad gave him two boards to use in building a birdhouse. One board measured 25 5/16 inches long and the other measured 18 9/16 inches long. What was the difference in the lengths of the boards? » Read More

My students love Geometry because of Math out of the Box®!

25th February, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 15 Comments

Not all inquiry is based in the science classroom.  My students have learned so much through a math program called Math Out of the Box®.  It is a K-5 inquiry based math curriculum filled with engaging, hands-on activities based on the latest research about how children learn.  I love how it has reading and writing » Read More