Students ponder the amounts for various wins, they will work with patterns, use number sense, reasoning, and have the opportunity to model real-life situations with algebra.

Sunday, September 19th is talk like a pirate day. Bring some humor and marketing understanding into your class with this activity about a silly holiday that has had viral growth.

Students interpret the graph relating draft pick number and contract value. They consider how much being selected earlier or later, either by a few picks or rounds effects a player’s earnings and if players should really be concerned with where in the order they are selected.

Clicking on this image will show it larger in a new window. Is there a general way to figure how much its going to cost you (and your friends) to go bowling? Should you pay per game? Or bowl per…

Apple just announced their new, 10th anniversary, iPhones, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X. These phones will soon be in stores, the iPhone 8 comes out on September 22, 2017. The iPhone X is available as of November 3rd. …

I want to get an iPhone8 and maybe change my service plan. Which of the above plans should I choose? Student pick one plan and consider the cost of the phone and plan over time. They make tables, graphs and equations. Consider…

I’m trying to be more savy about wasting our resources. I have really old fashioned toilets and I’m trying to figure out if I should invest in saving water. Can you help me? The activity: PottyTalk.pdf CCSS: 8.F.3, 8.F.4, 8.F.5, HSF.IF.B.4, HSF.IF.B.6, HSF.IF.C.7, HSF.IF.C.9, HSF.LE.A.2, HSF.LE.B.5

Five friends who skateboard and video tape made up a strange dance one afternoon and filmed it on February 2nd. Now the whole world knows them and their dance … weird. This is the story of the life of a…