Exponents!

By |2020-04-17T01:43:03+00:00April 10th, 2020|

This video breaks down basic exponents. Copy it down as it is explained and you should understand why exponential growth is known as a fast way to grow numbers (bonus info: exponential decay is the same but backwards). Need help using the Coronavirus-related downtime in a way that is fun, productive, and helps your [...]

Fraction Friday!

By |2020-04-17T01:47:06+00:00March 30th, 2020|

 This paper-folding activity is great for getting students familiar with fractions. Here's what you need: A sheet of paper and some markers, colored pencils, or crayons. Afterwards you can create paper airplanes or cranes. (See how here!  7 Origami Projects for Kids) The question what is the sum of 1/2 and 1/3 This [...]

More Math Card Games

By |2020-05-12T04:27:29+00:00March 27th, 2020|

A continuation of the card game that can be used with elementary students learning basic operations, or with older students with more complex variables. In this version we take it up a level with some new variations, and we also talk about a neat trick for those dreaded nine-times-tables called the "rule of nines." [...]

Back from Fort Benning!

By |2020-04-17T07:25:34+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

I've been gone for a bit, have missed my tutoring students, but I'm back and available for appointments! So, where have I been and what have I been doing? Graduating from BOOT CAMP at Fort Leonard Wood, and then OCS at Fort Benning! Oh, and I got ENGAGED! So big changes. But I'm back [...]