Week 19 – Bring On The Primes

Week 19 – Bring On The Primes

I made a short film this week on my lesson on primes and prime factorization in my 6th grade math class.  It's one of the first lessons I've use manipulatives in that class.  I share my struggle with using manipulatives in the video, as well as what worked with the lesson, what didn't, and what I would change for next time. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=282M_kTxtTM It was really fun to make the video, but it's hard to be teacher and filmmaker at the same time.  I was wanting to really hear what they were saying but also wanted to make sure I was…
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A Little Movie On Meal Prepping

A Little Movie On Meal Prepping

For the latter half of last year I started on a slow carb diet. I lost more weight from that than from two years of running and going to the gym every week.  More info about the slow carb diet, popularized by Tim Ferriss, can be found HERE. I made a little movie (1.5 min) about meal prepping a slow carb lunch. I usually do this on Sunday evenings and it's my lunch every day of the week. Perfect if you're a fan of Tex-Mex. The video was a lot of fun to make and I tried to make it…
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