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APS AZ Science Center back to school fair 2012 October 29, 2012

Posted by Nancy Foote in Engineering challenge, math, math challenge, science, Uncategorized.
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Here are the presentations from the APS AZ Science Center back to school fair

Maximizing Quality Instructional Time:

https://docs.google.com/open?id=0Bzl-gjHbBZMyQXh1c2swSk11Mzg

Podcasting:
https://docs.google.com/open?id=0Bzl-gjHbBZMyVWFCSzdXaW5uUmM

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CAMT Dallas 2011 July 19, 2011

Posted by Nancy Foote in CAMT, Fun stuff, math, math challenge.
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I’m so excited to spend time with you!  What a beautiful place!

Click here to get the power point presentation.  It will not automatically have the audio and video files with it, so I am attaching links to the video files below.  I’m also posting the link to my You Tube videos (shameless plug) and to my students’ podcasts (another shameless plug).

Thanks to Casio for sponsoring my presentation.

You Tube (user name: nancyfootehigley):  You Tube videos

You Tube Bloom’s Pirates:  click here

OR – Bloom’s and Star Wars:  click here

Phonetic punctuation: click here

My students’ podcasts (mental math): click here 

If I forgot to upload anything or if you have any questions or need more info, please email me at nancyfootehigley at gmail dot com.

Monday Challenge February 15, 2010

Posted by Nancy Foote in 4th grade, 5th grade, math, math challenge.
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On a standard clock (without the numerals written on the face) the time is 11:18.  If the clock is rotated 180 degrees counter-clockwise, what would the time appear to be?

Centennial students email me at nancyfootehigley@gmail.com with your answer by Monday, 2/22/2010 for bonus points.

Monday Math Challenge – Money! January 25, 2010

Posted by Nancy Foote in 4th grade, 5th grade, math, math challenge.
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What is the maximum amount of money you could have in change (not counting half dollars or dollar coins) and not be able to give change for a half-dollar?

Centennial students email your answer to nancyfootehigley@gmail.com for bonus points.  Bonus ends on Friday, 1/29/2010 at 10 PM.

Bonus question January 11, 2010

Posted by Nancy Foote in 4th grade, 5th grade, Fun stuff, math, math challenge, science.
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What’s special about today’s date?  And when will it happen again?

Centennial students email your answer to nancyfootehigley@gmail.com by 01/15/10 for bonus points.

Monday math challenge January 11, 2010

Posted by Nancy Foote in 4th grade, 5th grade, math, math challenge.
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How can 3 dimes and 9 pennies be placed in three rows with 23 cents in each row?

Centennial students can email me at nancyfootehigley@gmail.com with the correct answer for bonus points by Friday 1/15/2010, 10 PM.

Monday math challenge January 4, 2010

Posted by Nancy Foote in 4th grade, 5th grade, math, math challenge.
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If a cuckoo clock cuckoos on the hour (the number of times for that hour) and on the half hour (once each half hour) how many cuckoos does it make each day?

Centennial students – email me at nancyfootehigley@gmail.com by 5 PM on Friday, January 8, 2010, for bonus points.

Monday math — on Wednesday December 23, 2009

Posted by Nancy Foote in 4th grade, 5th grade, Fun stuff, math, math challenge.
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OK, so I got into family things and forgot to post the Monday Math Challenge on Monday.  Well, it’s Wednesday, and here’s the challenge.  Get the semester off to a great start by accumulating bonus points now!  Email me at nancyfootehigley@gmail.com with your answer.

Pretend that it is 1995 when you answer this question.  I know that most of you weren’t born by 1995, but play along and it will make the question so much easier.

How many years are between the last year that could be read as a number upside down and the next year that can be read as a number upside-down?

Monday Math Challenge December 14, 2009

Posted by Nancy Foote in 4th grade, 5th grade, math, math challenge.
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The candy machine takes only dimes and quarters.  A candy bar costs 45¢.  Exact change is necessary.  I have 11 coins for a total of 84¢.  Can I buy a candy bar from the machine?  Explain.

Centennial students email your answer to me at nancyfootehigley@gmail.com by Friday, 12/18/2009 (9 PM) for bonus points.

Monday Math Challenge December 7, 2009

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What is the maximum number of prime numbered dates in any one month?

Centennial students email me at nancyfootehigley@gmail.com with your answer by 6 PM on Thursday, 12/10/2009.