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2010 in review January 2, 2011

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The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,600 times in 2010. That’s about 9 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 19 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 50 posts. There were 59 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 21mb. That’s about 1 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was August 5th with 107 views. The most popular post that day was About Me.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were higleyusd.schoolwires.net, husd.org, mail.yahoo.com, search.aol.com, and mail.live.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for cuckoo clock, 5th grade math, deck of cards, weather wheel, and 4th grade math.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


About Me October 2009


4th grade math for Monday 11/16 November 2009


5th grade math homework November 2009


Vote for our mission patch for STEM Club! January 2010


For Rio ELN 103 December 11, 2010

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Arizona Science Teachers Association October 23, 2010

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Thanks for spending time this afternoon with me.  I appreciate your support.


Here are the handouts:

ASTA Seasons presentation

AATM presentation October 3, 2010

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Here you go!

Let me know if you need any additional information!

AATM conference

Arizona Science Center presentations September 11, 2010

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Here are the handouts and power point from the AZ Science Center Teacher Appreciation Day workshops.

Click Power Point for the power point.

For Tony Vincent’s booklet, click here.

Bloom’s taxonomy from Pirates click here.

Victor Borge’s punctuation routine, click here

Nancy Foote YouTube videos click here.

You can email me at nancyfootehigley@gmail.com.

Thanks for two great sessions!!

Limeades for Learning September 6, 2010

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Limeades For Learning Logo

Please vote for my project. It’s free and you can vote daily. Search for project number 418107.


Memphis! July 27, 2010

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I am having an amazing time in Memphis — surrounded by thousands of inspiring teachers!  I am honored to be part of your professional development!

Here are the handouts.  If you need anything else, please let me know.

Power Point for Games presentation

Power point for STEM presentation


locker numbers

place value picks

number cards

Create a house number activity – click here.

TIMMS released items with number tiles – click here.

number tiles template

Welcome back – almost! July 20, 2010

Posted by Nancy Foote in 5th grade.

Let’s take advantage of all those school supply sales out there and go shopping!  Here’s a recommended list of supplies for our grade 5 gifted class:

1-box 24 colored pencils
1-sm. desk pencil sharpener
2-glue sticks
2-boxes tissue
2 – small dry erase markers
2-tubs of  antibacterial wipes
5-heavy duty folders red, blue, green, yellow and orange
1-box washable markers
3-boxes yellow #2 pencils
1-homework folder-pocket design is student choice
1-pack large sticky notes
1-pack small sticky notes
2+ reams white copy paper
2-packs pencil-top erasers
1-pack 3×5 cards, lined or blank
1-pack crayola markers
1-refill for tape dispenser
2-colored pens (any color)
1-roll paper towels
1 – scissors
2- composition books (hard covers)

It’s your lucky day! March 27, 2010

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Choose any — or all – of the previous challenges.  Centennial students: complete them and email me the results by April 5 to receive bonus points.  (nancyfootehigley@gmail.com)

Monday Challenge February 15, 2010

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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.