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Pencasts by 6th Graders

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Julie McLeod and her students in the Allen Independent School District (Texas) are doing incredible work with the LiveScribe SmartPen & mathcasts and more.

 

Find more student mathcasts by Julie's students at her Mathcast Central: Mathcasts by the Math Masters WordPress blog.

Listen to the world's first podcast math dictionary she and her students are creating at their Math Out Loud EduBlog.



Sample Pencasts/Mathcasts by Julie McLeod's Students

 

Prime Factorization by Rebekkah (2-26-2009)

 TAKS Math Prep - Region 4

    Original problem was multiple choice - View it here on Julie's blog

    To view:  Click Full screen, click Set Display Mode and Hide Preview. 

                  Press the Esc (Escape) key or the double-arrow button in the upper right corner.

 

   There are 45 apples in a box.  

   What is the expression for the prime factorization of the number of apples in two boxes?

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Angle Relationships in a quadrilateral by Kelsey (2-25-2009)

   Original problem was multiple choice - View it here on Julie's blog

    To view:  Click Full screen, click Set Display Mode and Hide Preview. 

                  Press the Esc (Escape) key or the double-arrow button in the upper right corner.

 

   This arrow is made from parallelograms with acute angles of 30 degrees.  

   What is the measure of the angle at point P?

 

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   This arrow is made from parallelograms with acute angles of 30 degrees.  

   What is the measure of the angle at point P?

 

Angle Relationships in a triangle by Brianna (2-25-2009)

   Original problem was multiple choice - View it here on Julie's blog

 

   Amy is making a banner in the shape of an isoscelese triangle. 

   If the smallest angle measures 20 degrees, what is the measure of each of the other angles?

 

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Proportions by Edwin (2-25-2009)

   Original problem was multiple choice - View it here on Julie's blog

 

   An object that weighs 5 pounds on Earth would weigh 2 pounds on Mars.

   How much would a 180-pound man weigh on Mars?

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Function Tables by Micalla

   Original problem was multiple choice - View it here on Julie's blog

 

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Credits

I'm (Tim Fahlberg that is) very grateful for the work that Chuck Duncan of KET has done with pencasts for AP Physics.

It was the discovery of his extraordinary work (see his Homework Help for AP Physics B) that enabled me to puzzle out how to embed pencasts in a PBWiki page.

See this page for more details: How to embed a pencast into a PBWiki page.     

 

 

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