Who writes limericks these days—a clever leprechaun, perhaps?
While we don’t know about leprechauns, we can tell you this: it’s time for Imagine Learning’s annual limerick contest, starring YOU—students from our partner schools across the country.
So, what is a limerick, anyway? Here’s an example:
You really don’t need to nitpick
when you write down your first limerick.
Just think of our theme,
Then, take time to dream.
Your rhyme’s sure to dazzle St. Patrick!
Now that you have a general idea of what a limerick is, watch The Limerick Song (below) to learn all the rules of limerick writing.
You can also view this video directly on Vimeo. Next–on to the rules! Read more »
During January 2017, we asked math educators all across the country to send us their best student journal entries for Imagine Math (formerly Think Through Math). And we weren’t disappointed!
So what is “Journaling January” all about?
In a nutshell, we asked student/teacher teams to send us an Imagine Math journal page that illustrated how students broke down a math problem and solved for the correct answer.
Journaling January–Weekly Winners
Through great teamwork, these winners took their math understanding to the next level. Congratulations to the winning student/teacher teams from these schools: Read more »
As the newest member of the Imagine Learning family, Think Through Math (TTM) regularly rewards students by allowing them to donate to a charity of their choice. During November 2016, TTM students chose to donate to the Share Our Strength – No Kid Hungry organization.
So how much did TTM students donate? The donations totaled $7,500–an amazing sum that also represents over 60,000 lessons completed and 1.8 million math problems solved. What a great way to combine math with giving! Read more »
Nick, the Limerick Maker
Hark, ye lasses and lads, it’s that time of year when leprechauns plan merry mischief in the green fields and woods.
It’s also time for Imagine Learning’s annual limerick contest. Here’s one to get you started:
There once was a young lad named Nick
Who loved to perform a neat trick:
He crafted a rhyme—
So fine; so sublime,
And called it his best limerick.
Can you beat Nick at his rhyming game? We’re betting you can. And you’ll learn all about rhyming in the bargain!
So, what should your subject be? Read more »