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Pilot the BuzzMath iPad App at your School

The much anticipated BuzzMath iPad app is here! While the official launch is planned for April at the NCTM Annual Conference, we would like to give our subscribers the opportunity to try it out first. The app is now available to download for free at itunes, and can be used with up to 30 of your students. What’s the catch? […]

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Alfred Interviews Ms. Johnson

Sarah Johnson 6th Grade Math Teacher, DSST Network Math Content Leader Denver School of Science and Tech, Stapleton How did you first hear about BuzzMath? Our math department chairperson forwarded a Google link about the program. How do you use BuzzMath with your students? I use it mainly with our highest level students in the 6th grade as a tool […]

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BuzzMath – Version 1.65 – New Portfolio

Student accounts: A new school year means new sneakers, new notebooks, and a fresh new look for the Student Portfolio. Check out these new features: Student activities have now been organized into two lists of completed and attempted activities, making it easier to see what has been done and what needs to be done. The addition of each student’s avatar […]

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Alfred Interviews Ms. Beck!

How did you first hear about BuzzMath? I first heard about BuzzMath through Dan Meyer on twitter. How do you use BuzzMath with your students? I have a total of 130 students. I use BuzzMath for practice all year long with my pre-algebra (90 students) students. I also use BuzzMath for review and remediation for my Algebra students. BuzzMath was […]

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New BuzzMath Activity – Linear Inequalities

There’s not always just one solution to a math problem. Sometimes there is a whole set of solutions! This is the case when graphing linear inequalities. In Linear Inequalities students will explore the difference between graphing linear equations and graphing linear inequalities. Students will use their preexisting knowledge of linear equations as a solid foundation for learning about linear inequalities. Interactive […]

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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 – 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 – 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 […]