I have about a month or less until I go back to work, which means my maternity leave is coming to an end soon. No, let me make a correction. It’s my EXTENDED maternity leave. I was really hoping that Justin Trudeau’s extended 18-month maternity leave would kick in before I returned. But I think… Continue reading The Accident
-2x + 5 = -8x + 29 What this equation is telling us is that the LEFT expression is equal to the RIGHT expression. What if we added or subtracted an expression to one side to make it THE SAME expression as the other side? -2x + 5 = -8x + 29 -6x + 24… Continue reading Solving Equations Uniquely
Is 13 x 27 equal to 17 x 23? 13 x 27 interprets as 13 groups of 27 or 27 groups of 13. … Continue reading Is 13×27 EQUAL to 17×23?
Check out my slideshow about fractions. In it, I explain what fractions and equivalent fractions are. I also show how to compare fractions using numerator and denominator. The Area Model and number lines are used to show multiplication and division of fractions. Enjoy. Please leave a comment or suggestion. Click here for the slideshow.
Check out my video explaining how to find the rule for the Staircase Pattern. Enjoy.
Everyone loves a good great sale. Have you ever noticed that sale signs are mainly red and yellow? This is because theses colours are eye-catching and stimulate our emotions. And most of our shopping is connected to our feelings. Read more about the psychology of colours here. Back to discounts. up to 70% off That gets… Continue reading Discounts and Taxes
A year ago, I taught a grade 9 applied Math class. It consisted of 11 boys and 3 girls. These were students who did not enjoy math, let alone understand it. Many of them had IEP’s, and a few were performing at below grade level. One day, in the middle of a lesson, a student… Continue reading “Math and Science”