Category Archives: For Students

Fall… A great time to set goals!

Fall and the beginning of the school year is a great time  to think about and set goals for the year.  You might think about setting a personal goal such as trying a new sport, activity or club or a … Continue reading

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Welcome to a New School Year

After a great summer, the fall season, and the return to school, is upon us. Welcome back, returning Prairie Mountain families, and a warm greeting to families that are new to our school. We’ll spend the first few days getting … Continue reading

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Practice for Block 1 Test Ratios, Rates and Percent

After completing your open Tenmarks.com assignment, please use this ixl.com site to continue your practice for Tuesdays test.

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Math Practice Wednesday

After you have finished your tenmarks assignement, choose to practice either multiplying fractions or dividing fractions.  Here’s another site to practice dividing fractions.  Give yourself the best opportunity to practice these skills before the retake test on Friday.

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Welcome

Greetings and welcome to a new school year at Prairie Mountain. The first weeks of school have gone very well. Students and teachers are getting to know one another and settling into routines. I am looking forward to seeing parents … Continue reading

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12-12-12 at 12:12pm

We celebrated the mathematical significance of today with a very well timed photo at exactly 12:12 pm.

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Welcome Back!

Today was a great opportunity to meet with many of this year’s students and their families. Thank you so much for making the time to come visit. The room is set up, lessons are planned and all I am now … Continue reading

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Stock Purchase Activity

One way to see real life application of math is a simulation activity purchasing Stock.  A share represents a “share of ownership” in that company. For this activity, you will choose 3 different companies from which to buy shares.  You are given … Continue reading

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Rates and Ratio Practice

Click here to practice the kinds of problems you will see on Block 2 Unit test AND the OAKS test.

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More work on Ratios

To see another discussion about ratios, watch this video.

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