Throwback Thursday: What Grade Would You Go Back To?

posted Oct 9, 2016, 11:42 AM by Sara Mattson-Blume

I want students to love middle school. It's a hard goal to reach due to the social nature of middle school, so this question piqued my interest.

What I found most interesting is that kids wanted to go back to headstart and Kindergarten for snacks and naps. There were a large group of kids also who wanted to stay right where they were and that made me happy. 

Progress Report Card Predictions

posted Oct 9, 2016, 9:55 AM by Sara Mattson-Blume   [ updated Oct 9, 2016, 10:03 AM ]

I asked students what grade they hoped to earn on their quarter one progress reports and here are the results:

To present it visually, I used the web tool to create graphs on 

Most students want to do well in school and I am proud to be their math teacher.

Overall, most students are doing great! 

World Emoji Day: July 17, 2016

posted Jul 17, 2016, 12:50 PM by Sara Mattson-Blume

The google doodle today showed a link to code your own emoji, so I did:

I chose artist because I love being creative! 

The link to make your own is here; 

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