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Fraction Stretch is an interactive fraction puzzle that has deep connections to other mathematical ideas. The premise? Two fraction bars are mislabeled. Your job is to stretch and shrink them until they are correctly labeled. Ideal for 5th or 6th grade, but can be used with all of K-12. It’s that rich!
In this fun, energetic video we explore mathematics that you can find on a playground. Use linear functions to describe movement down a slide and trigonometric functions to describe movement on swings. Not just for kids!
Watch me try not to kill myself in the name of mathematics. In this episode, we write a function that describes how far I’ll jump as I attempt to launch over a set of stairs on rollerblades.
Principal Retirement Video
This year, Casey Middle School’s legendary principal, Fran McGreevy, is retiring. Pete Dobmeier, the current assistant principal and Fran’s right hand man, is taking his place and we couldn’t be happier. To celebrate both the ending of an era and the ushering in of a new one, I employed the dancing talent at our schooliver the course of a month making this video.
The Most Epic Faculty Act of All Time
What do you get when you mix a teacher linebacker in a tutu, a heavy metal secretary, and a bald 80’s hairband? A glorious, free-wheeling extravaganza of a faculty act! Watch as the Casey teachers shred, smear, and pummel their way to lip-sync glory in this 20 minute epic that took me 6 months to make.