I need to share some of the chaos that’s been going on in class.
Race-Car Ya-Ya Project. Thanks to Frank Noschese for the help on this one! The kids enjoyed the project. The results were fantastic. Many other ideas for experiments came up with the pullback cars.
Parental Z-Scores – Kids got a kick out of this. Not sure that their parents did so much. They had to send a note much like the one shown below via text or photo or paper to their parents. Fun responses from parents 🙂
The Game of Pig – We had a pretty intense couple of days last week playing and coming up with strategies for the Game of Pig.
Fair & Not Fair Games – We’ve been analyzing games of chance. Today, we specifically looked at pulltabs. (A topic I have a lot of experience with. Good talk came out of this – tipping, entertainment value, booster clubs, fundraising, raffles.) My dear friend Megan gave us some problems today like the one below.
Paper-Wad Basketball – And of course, what kid doesn’t like to throw paper across the room? And what Stats Teacher doesn’t collect data about it? We did a little of this Paper-Wad BBall Activity and a little of that One-and-One Situation.
It’s total chaos. But I wouldn’t have it any other way.