Am I Prime? Have your students use technology to explore prime numbers. Then have students determine whether a number is prime or composite.
Art Dates Have your students categorize time in years, decades and centuries by measuring intervals using a time line.
Awareness of Pre-Algebra Concepts Using a prepared learning package from Borenson, introduce students to algebra in a low pressure situation. Part of the plan is to survey the class as to how they feel about algebra both before and after the exercise to see how the exercise may have chang...
Budgeting Money Have your students learn how to apply basic math skills in order to budget a monthly income. Students should use play money and current newpaper want ads to complete this activity.
By the Numbers Get your students to learn about the populations of Native Americans in different states and practice reading a table.
Calculating Probability with Dice Students calculate simple probabilities using mathematics, then roll dice to test their predictions. For homework, they create and solve their own probability problems.
Calculating the Cost of a 'Sound Basic Education' Students will see the cost of public schools, understand the struggles schools face to provide 'sound basic education' and gain understanding and appreciation for what the educational system in the U.S. is responsible for providing to students.