Monthly Archives: March 2011

Personal Multiplication Strategies in my Grade Five Classroom

        Lately our class has been studying multiplication and I have been amazed at how many different personal strategies these students already have. Their repertoire of multiplication methods is quite impressive.  With parent permission I have been videotaping some … Continue reading

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PI Day- March 14th

March 14th was PI Day…. If you are looking for A Brief History of π     check out the sites below. http://www.exploratorium.edu/pi/history_of_pi/index.html  http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.pi.html 50 Interesting Facts … http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/07/03_pi.html Pi is the number of times a circle’s diameter will fit around its circumference … Continue reading

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