January 11, 2010
Print or project this issue's 10-question Skills Review (PDF).
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View and print lesson plans, extension activities, and NCTM standards in this issue's Teacher's Edition (PDF).
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For each, we indicate if it is intended for students, teachers, or both.
- “FAST MATH,” PP. 2–3
STUDENTS & TEACHERS: More information on the Boy Scouts’ Adventure Base 100, including a tour schedule.
- “BAD ADS?!?” PP. 4–5
STUDENTS: Learn more about misleading ads with a fun cartoon from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
- “GIRLS GOT GAME TOO!” PP. 6–7
STUDENTS & TEACHERS: Practice creating line graphs and other graphs on this site from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.
TEACHERS: Learn more about Title IX.
- “A BIKE YOU’LL LIKE,” PP. 10–11
STUDENTS: Identify angles while playing a fun baseball game.
- “TIME-TRAVELING FRACTIONS,” PP. 12–13
STUDENTS: Practice adding and subtracting fractions at three different skill levels with this soccer game.
- “CAITLYN LOVES AREA AND PERIMETER,” BACK PAGE
TEACHERS: An area and perimeter lesson plan from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.