Thursday, October 1, 2015

Welcome to Gizmo

We will use the Gizmo interactive website from time to time this year in order to reinforce and explore important and/or challenging sixth grade math skills.  You can join our Gizmo class by putting the proper period code at this website:

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Second Unit Packet

Today we begin our second unit on integers and rational numbers.  You can find a PDF copy of the packet here:

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Algebraic Reasoning & Number Theory Packet Answer Key

You can find a PDF of the Algebraic Reasoning & Number Theory packet answer key at this URL:

Monday, September 14, 2015

Khan Academy Update

We are now several weeks into the school year, so your child should have established a regular nightly math practice routine of at least fifteen minutes each school evening on Khan Academy.  You can check your child's work or monitor their progress by selecting their "progress" tab.  I've created a brief video showing you how to do this, and a few other things, that you can access via this link:

This week we take a small algebra and vocabulary quiz, enjoy a school-wide assembly, and have fun at our first activity night of the year.  Events such as these and helpful math resources are updated on my math website at

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Vocabulary Quiz Update

Due to adopting a new academic extension schedule and MAP testing during class this week, the vocabulary quiz tomorrow will be a practice quiz, and count as a grade only if the student scores 100%.  The next vocabulary quiz is scheduled for Friday, September 18.  A complete list of terms organized by unit is available at