Thursday, July 29, 2010

Crossing a River with a Canoe can be a Real Math Problem!

Room 8 in Melville, New Zealand came up with an interesting math problem and asked people in their learning community to help find the answer. Here is a link to the post. Although my school is out on summer break, I decided I would ask my daughter Aidan to find a solution.

Canoe Problem
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Here is her answer. Here is a post from Room 8 showing how others have answered the problem.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

I Am Getting a Smart Phone

I will be buying my first smart phone on Thursday.  I will be getting the Droid X from Verizon. I chose this phone because I don't have 3G coverage with AT&T so the iPhone makes no sense and because the X has a very large screen. (I must be spoiled with my iPad;)

I plan on using the smart phone in my classroom and school and will soon be writing a post about how I will be using it. Good things are in store for this year!