Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Secret to All Areas

Originally posted on Math with Bad Drawings:
(Except Area 51, which I Am Not Authorized to Divulge) or, The World Through Rectangular Glasses Now that I’m teaching middle school, I find myself wrestling with the sheer number of area formulas that…

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Have a Lovely Spring Break!

Division 13 has worked very hard throughout Term 2 and accomplished a great deal. I hope you all enjoy a relaxing spring break, and come back refreshed on March 23rd. While there’s no homework over the break, students are encouraged … Continue reading

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Heritage Fair 

Yesterday’s Heritage Fair was a wonderful celebration of learning. Students presented their projects to schoolmates and adjudicators and toured the other Maple Grove projects. In the days preceding we got to listen to full presentations from each student and have … Continue reading

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A Class Full of Artists

The class recently completed beautiful realistic pictures using a gridwork and pencil crayons.  What an impressive bunch of up-and-coming artists!  Here’s a sampling of close-ups: 

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Congratulations to Our Destination Imagination Teams!

Last Saturday two teams from Div. 13 competed with other Maple Grove students and teams from around Metro Vancouver at a Regional Destination Imagination Tournament. We had a long and fun day watching and performing team challenges, and participating in … Continue reading

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