Our Imagine Math students are always game for sharing their learning successes with us. So, when we asked schools across the country to share their 2017 Pi Day celebrations with us, we weren’t disappointed!
Here are the winning Imagine Math classrooms and the creative ways they celebrated the biggest math day of the year.
Thompson Elementary – Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD (TX)
In Ms. Crump’s first block (homeroom) and second block classes, students created Pi Day posters that showcased the creative side of pi. Thanks for the inspiration!
Henderson Middle School – Vance County Public Schools (NC)
At Henderson, Mr. Banaag’s students made Pi Day into a week-long celebration, including 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 »
The holiday season is a busy time for educators. One day it could be an intense new project for the first-graders; the next day it might be a food drive that involves the entire school.
During times like these, exhaustion hits hard–and the holiday break can’t come soon enough.
But every now and then, a word of encouragement to a struggling student can make all the difference. Who knows–that extra boost might just help a struggling student triumph over a hard math problem. Or help a shy student speak up in class. Or help an English language learner read at grade level for the first time.
To all who work so hard to nurture the minds and hearts of kids, please enjoy the video below–and happy holidays!
What’s on your to-read list this summer? If you’re a teacher, you probably have a stack of books you can’t wait to start reading.
Still, there’s always room for more–right? Here are our top picks for your 2016 summer book nook. Read more »
It’s that time of year when eager young students come to class with teacher gifts in hand. Those gifts might be anything from a fruit basket to a plate of brownies to a homemade card.
Do teachers appreciate these gifts? Of course. But do they use them? Not always.
The truth is, most teachers are just happy to be recognized for what they do. Still, it’s hard to be completely thrilled by another “World’s Greatest Teacher” mug. Or by anything that remotely resembles an apple.
Top-rated teacher gifts can be simple
Parents should be credited for wanting to show appreciation to their child’s teacher. But instead of another scented candle, bottle of lotion, or expensive art piece, why not choose: Read more »