## Freaking Functions! — New Functions Game

Here's the game I've been promising all week! Freaking Functions...

## What the Factor! — New Factoring Game!

See the video for a brief explanation from me of everything that is in the file.  If you use this game, I would love to have your feedback.  Thanks! What the Factor...

## Visualizing Operations with Fractions

I just want to give a shout-out to Zero Sum Ruler who has these wonderful posts on:Why We Add Fractions The Way We Do ... A Visual Tour Multiplying Fractions With PicturesDividing Fractions With Pictures ...

## A Simple Geometry Poem

One of my students came up with this poem to help remember the difference between acute, obtuse, and right angles. Acute angles are small and cute below 90.  Obtuse angles are big and obtrusive and mighty, they stand tall over that perfect 90,but right in the middle none can compare the 90 degree angle holds a perfect square! ...

## MichMATYC Fall Conference Info

The MichMATYC (Michigan Association of Two-Year Colleges) Conference is coming up on October 7-8 (but you can choose to come only 1-day).  I will be presenting a talk at the conference on 'Capitalizing on Games and Activities in the Classroom'.  However, there are are lots of other useful talks, such as 'Advanced MyMathLab Tools,' that I am sure that many people may be interested in as well.  There is actually a group discount for registering by September 5.  If you would like more information on MichMATYC, please visit http://www.michmatyc.org/.  If you would like more information on the conference, please visit http://www.michmatyc.org/michmatyc2011/HomePage.htm.  The abstract for the talk that I will be giving is below.AbstractThis presentation will demonstrate some of the games and activities that I have created to use in my own classroom.  I expect that people who attend this session will ‘capitolize’ on games and activities in the classroom and leave with something that can be taken back for immediate classroom use...

## Videos for New Features in MyMathLab

My friendly Pearson rep passed these videos on to me that highlight some of the new features in MyMathLab. Assign Questions from Other Books Late Submission Penalty Show Work Questions “Or” Option for Prereqs Browser Lockdown Assign Questions from Other Books:  Late Submission Penalty:  Show Work Questions:  “Or” Option for Prereqs:  Browser Lockdown:  ...