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Congratulations to all of my fifth grade students. Your efforts during the World Maths Day event helped to break last year’s record! The new record set was 479,732,613 correct answers in a 48 hour time period! You competed with 1,133,246 Continue reading New World Record Set!
Today in Math class, each student spent the entire math period competing in the World Maths Day Challenge. By the end of the school day, our fifth grade students had answered 32,928 correct math problems! (only 1,790 short of making Continue reading Who Brought Their “A” Game?
TODAY is the day! World Maths Day officially began this morning at 6:00! At one point around 7:00, there were over 36,000 users in the game. Get your math brain and quick fingers working and GET IN THE GAME! 🙂
Practice for World Maths Day 2010 begins on Monday, Feb. 1! Practice those facts and your speed!
Today was designated as “Fun Fact Friday”. After talking to the students some more about World Maths Day (and my goal for this year’s challenge), the students spent their math time practicing their math facts. Some chose to practice on Continue reading Fun Fact Friday
Well, we have been back to school for a week now and the fifth graders are really getting into the groove of things on the top floor! We have continued working on routines and expectations and this week we have Continue reading Into the Groove!
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I have discovered that fractions just can’t compete with World Maths Day. Now that we’ve moved back into a regular math routine again (and adding and subtracting fractions) it’s obvious that fractions just aren’t nearly as exciting to learn (OR Continue reading Fractions Can’t Compete
World Maths Day 2009 is over. I am still amazed at how excited the students were over this event (me, too)! I am already thinking of ways that Laurelville can improve for next year and get in the top 50 Continue reading Final Numbers