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  • The Fibonacci Sequence
    back on itself before it can move forward In Relation to the human species we must look back toward our Ancestors to learn Wisdom and give Gratitude to Life in the Present in order to move into the Future in the best way and in the Best Direction Because in theory the Spiral is not quantifiable in the concrete sense i e it is a sequence that is Infinite no final end number mathematicians use straight lines around the spirals to give it as close to a concrete geometric equation as is possible Hence the spiral looks like a spiral of expanding squares as shown here and is known as the Golden Mean Ratio In biological settings The Fibonacci Sequence can be seen in the Spirals of the Pinecone in the Branch growth pattern of trees the mini fruit pieces of the Pineapple the Artichoke flower a Fern during its uncurling and Seashells The sequence can also be seen in Rabbit breeding patterns and the family tree of Honeybees In relation to Rabbits Fibbonaci posed this question during the middle ages Rabbits can mate at the age of one month a pretty fast breeding cycle for an animal If a rabbit population was ideal though not biologically realistic if one assumed that a new pair of rabbits one male and one female were in a field and after the end of one month that pair had another pair and every pair had another pair how many pairs would there be after one year End of First Month 1 New Pair End of Second Month 2 New Pairs End of Third Month The Original Female makes a Second Pair Equaling 3 Pairs in the field End of The Fourth Month First Female makes a Third Pair The Female born in the

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  • Fractions 5 Board Game
    11 Printable Game tokens Complete instructions Complete Rules of Play Printable dice 80 printable full color game cards 2 games with 40 each Answer Sheets for 2 games Includes 2 games Game 1 Adding and Subtracting Fractions 40 unique Game Cards Game 2 Adding Fractions to Make a Whole Number 40 unique Game Cards Sample questions Game 1 Adding and Subtracting Fractions What is 13 19 9 19 What is

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  • teaching Times Tables with BINGO!
    6 and one game for 7 9 Each game contains 20 unique BINGO cards total of 60 cards for all three games COMPLETE instructions for the teacher everything from printing out the cards accommodating different class sizes to how to keep track of everything that is happening Interesting feature of BINGO culture and lore such as Number Nicknames Number 8 Garden Gate Number 4 Knock on the door etc Winning

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  • Math Activities
    information to help you make Read More Feb 07 2014 0 comments View Post Writing Mathematical Ratios Comparing numbers and quantities can be an advanced component of teaching Math but can also be easily introduced to younger students in first or second grade In Math it is important to provide all students with mathematical vocabulary like ratio or proportion Dice downloaded Feb 7 2014 http en wikipedia org wiki File 6sided dice jpg A ratio is nothing more than a Read More Feb 07 2014 0 comments View Post Order of Operations Math is like a special type of language that has rules that must be followed Understanding that the order of numbers and how they are combined is an important concept that elementary school students must master Just as in everyday activities like getting dressed cooking reading the order of the steps matter We would not Read More Jan 28 2014 0 comments View Post Enjoy Making Bar Graphs Using graphs to represent data is an important feature of teaching math to elementary school students Graphs come in many different shapes and sizes and can convey numerous types of information As students progress through Math they will encounter graphs

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  • Teaching Probability
    heads or tails Probability can be a fun guessing game and is an interactive Math concept that can be simple to introduce to elementary school students Probability can tell you how likely or unlikely an outcome is which can give you mathematical information to help you make Read More Feb 07 2014 0 comments View Post Fraction Games Main Fraction Games Page Hex A Race Board Game Adding Subtracting Fractions

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  • Teaching Ratios
    Math but can also be easily introduced to younger students in first or second grade In Math it is important to provide all students with mathematical vocabulary like ratio or proportion Dice downloaded Feb 7 2014 http en wikipedia org wiki File 6sided dice jpg A ratio is nothing more than a Read More Feb 07 2014 0 comments View Post Fraction Games Main Fraction Games Page Hex A Race

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  • Order of Operations
    language that has rules that must be followed Understanding that the order of numbers and how they are combined is an important concept that elementary school students must master Just as in everyday activities like getting dressed cooking reading the order of the steps matter We would not Read More Jan 28 2014 0 comments View Post Fraction Games Main Fraction Games Page Hex A Race Board Game Adding Subtracting

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  • teaching math
    or schoolyard in Spring or Fall Have your class walk around the local grounds or give them an assignment to go Read More Jul 25 2012 0 comments View Post Financial Literacy at home in School and Society Earning saving spending investing budgeting collecting and giving are all part of handling money And handling money wisely is what financial literacy at home school and in society is all about Modern governments want to develop financial literacy among consumers in society This means improving the ability to understand money matters applying that knowledge and Read More Jan 13 2011 4 comments View Post Tic Tac Toe and Times Tables We as adults play board games all the time They are a way to break free from the everyday mundane tasks and allow us to enjoy some quality leisure time with the people we enjoy spending time with The same philosophy goes for students Students day in and day out are always learning new material Read More Dec 15 2009 4 comments View Post Smarties Game for Learning Fractions Teachers can implement a fun game for students that not only give them a chance to have fun learning fractions but they can also learn how to use fractions in real life This game incorporates many skills that engage the students and motivate them in wanting to learn more Some of the skills that are Read More Nov 30 2009 0 comments View Post Teaching Elementary Math If people do not believe that mathematics is simple it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is John Louis von Neumann The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated but to make complicated things simple S Gudder Someone asked me once Why do you pay so much importance Read

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