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Memorization of Multiplication Facts Decreases Time Spent on Assignments

What are the benefits of your student memorizing math facts?  When a student memorizes math facts, they build fluency in math and have a higher confidence level in their academic performance. They are stronger (and quicker) with . . .

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Rational Seventh Grade

Seventh-grade math students have recently finished their rational numbers unit. In this unit, they worked the four operations with rational numbers. They should be masters of adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers and . . .

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It's Rational!

The seventh-grade math students have recently concluded their integers unit and are embracing rational numbers. If you are curious about what rational numbers are, check out the video they watched as an introduction to this unit. ( Click . . .

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6th Grade Students Master the Order of Operations!

"It's the Order of Operations - Say What?" The sixth-grade math students have been working hard at mastering the order of operations. Click here to listen to the song they have been singing in class. :)

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6th & 7th Math

  Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! My name is Mrs. Shelly Seaton, and I am super excited to be teaching 6th and 7th-grade math again this year at Putnam County R-1!  I am enjoying meeting the students and . . .

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Balloon Car STEM Experiment

Students in Mrs. Seaton's Middle School STEM classes created water bottle balloon cars earlier this month using water bottles, lids, straws, pencils/dowels, and balloons. Way to make learning fun, Mrs. Seaton!  

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Students Explore String Telephone Communication in STEAM

Mrs. Seaton's Middle School students investigated how sound travels through string and air this week. Students analyzed sound waves with a cup attached to a string. They combined the cup and the string with a partner to model a string . . .

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Big Ideas Math Tutorial

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Sixth Grade Math Stars

  The sixth-grade students have been expanding their knowledge on whole number operations.  They have been working on different tasks such as writing expressions as powers, finding values of powers, and evaluating numerical . . .

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The Great Desert Island STEM Challenge

The seventh grade STEM students have been completing activities built around the story of a shipwrecked traveler stranded on a deserted island.  For the first step, students constructed a hut for the traveler to stay safely in. . . .

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Middle School Math - "That's How We Roll!"

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! My name is Shelly Irelan, and I am super excited to be teaching 6th and 7th-grade math again this year at Putnam County R-1!  This year I also have the privilege of teaching the 7th-grade . . .

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