# Month: April 2012

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## BuzzMath 1.55 – Manage your School is Here!

Now subscribed schools can easily manage their subscriptions.  With MySchool, teachers and administrators can add, remove, and reassign students to different classes. They also have the ability to create and delete classes, add teachers, print activation codes and view the number of available seats for their entire school. Access Manage My School on BuzzMath.com/MySchool or click on the MY SCHOOL button […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Solving and Graphing One-Step Inequalities with Addition and Subtraction

Common Core 6th Grade (6.EE5, 6.EE.6, 6.EE.8) If the solution to x + 3 = 8 is x = 5, then what is the solution to x + 3 > 8? In the activity, Solving and Graphing One-Step Inequalities with Addition and Subtraction students will explore the difference between equations and inequalities before they move on to solving inequalities and […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Graphing Linear Equations

Two points walk into a bar just to drop me a line. OK, so maybe the joke isn’t that funny, but you get the point! Graphing Linear Equations allows students to use their prior knowledge of equations and coordinate points to graph linear equations on a grid. Students begin by randomly selecting x values, finding the corresponding y values, plotting […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Converting Customary Units of Mass and Capacity

During midterms some students may fill their backpacks with notebooks and textbooks in an attempt to cram for each test. While this may not be the best test preparation strategy, it does have the students making statements such as, “This backpack weighs a ton.” Is a backpack a good benchmark for measuring a ton? Of course not! This statement is […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Introduction to Writing Algebraic Expressions

Common Core – Grade 6 (6.EE.2) Introduction to Writing Algebraic Expressions may be as close as some middle school students come to cracking secret codes. There is a certain intrigue to representing an entire sentence as 4 simple symbols. In the activity, Introduction to Writing Algebraic Expressions, students will begin by reviewing the meaning of a variable. Is there a difference […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Introduction to Area of a Circle

Common Core – Grade 7 (7.G.4) Students, for the most part, seem to have very little trouble finding the area of basic quadrilaterals. Then we throw in a Greek symbol and ask them to find the area of a circle and it gets a little more tricky. Introduction to Area of a Circle, shows students the connection between finding the area […]