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December 6, 2016

Today we played a car racing game that is similar to Parcheesi.  We played in teams and the goal of the game was to reach 64 first.  None of us has ever played Parcheesi so the rules were new to the club and the coaches.  The math today involved number recognition, add...

November 28, 2016

Our first meeting of the second session of Crazy 8s (K-2nd) began today with "Glow-in-the-Dark City."  The math today included 3-D shapes, counting, and pattern recognition.

We made 3-D shapes with glow sticks and styrofoam balls.  The students were quickly introduced t...

November 15, 2016

Today was the last week of this 8-week session of Crazy 8s (K-2nd).  We had fun tossing bouncy dice, played "War" with dice, and human bingo.  It was great to see how quickly the kindergarten students got into the game of "War" and how some of the second grade students...

November 8, 2016

Today was our 7th meeting and we made zip lines and harnesses for our animal friends.  The math today involved counting and measuring distance and time.  Each student got to take home a measuring tape so that they can continue measuring things at home.  

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November 6, 2016

We have two meetings left for this session of Crazy 8s.  Our 8th, and last meeting, will be on Monday, November 14.  

I will lead one more session of Crazy 8s for K-2nd grades this school year. That will include new weekly themes and activities.  The next 8-week se...

November 1, 2016

Today we made marshmallow catapults and used two different sized fulcrums to see how far our marshmallows would fly.  The math involved distance measurement, maximum, and minimum.  The students kept their catapults so that they continue the fun at home.  

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October 25, 2016

Today we learned how to be spies by solving coded messages and cracking codes to find treasures.  It was a challenging meeting and it was great to see the second graders help the younger students.  The math today included number recognition, pattern recognition and com...

October 17, 2016

It's hard to believe that we're now half way through our 8-week session of Crazy 8s!  Today was our toilet paper Olympics and we measured our feats using toilet paper.  Everyone did great and we celebrated by wrapping all our math club athletes like mummies.  The math...

October 12, 2016

We had a lot of fun exploring time in different increments and we raced against time as the hands of a human clock.  Ryan and Vincent blew us away with their speed.  They had the fast time and finished in a little less than 2 seconds!  The math today involved units of...

September 27, 2016

Our club got off to a great start. Today, we did glow-in-the-dark geometry with glow sticks.  We made many different polygons, but everyone's favorite shape was the circle.  The math for this meeting involved 2-D geometric shapes, counting, area, and pattern recognitio...

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