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Emotional Numbers

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Yesterday, I was working with a seventh grader on translating words into equations.

While translating the statement “three diminished by twice a number is eight,” he wrote this:

Wow, I guess he really was enjoying what we were doing! It’s the happiest eight I’ve ever seen! Hooray for kids customizing their math, expressing themselves, and having a good time while learning something challenging!

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2 Comments on “Emotional Numbers”

  • Bruce on October 17th 9:40 am

    Cute and succinct blog. Nice !

  • Rebecca Zook on October 17th 2:48 pm

    Thanks, Bruce! :)

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