# Welcome to Blue 8 Math

Mrs. Klein and Mrs. Brown have created this page to help parents and students keep current in math.  Check here for current assignments, helpful hints, information on the Connected Math Program, information on the Delaware State Testing Program and contact information.

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 Especially for Students Today's Assignments: Moving Straight Ahead -Investigation 2.3 Walking for   Charity A-E  and Follow up 1 a and b only ***Today's Hints***: To help figure out the equation for each pledge plan, write out in words what each person would owe.  For example, "InLeanne's pledge plan, a sponser will owe one dollar for each mile  walked. In your equation, let "A" equal the amount owed and let "d" equal the distance walked. Tips, News and Coming Events: YOU MUST BRING A CALCULATOR TO CLASS EVERY DAY!  YOU WILL HAVE NOTEBOOK QUIZZES.... SO IT PAYS TO BE ORGANIZED!!!! Especially For Parents (Students allowed!!!) For Information on Connected Math, Click here :http://www.mth.msu.edu/cmp/   This site provides a wealth of information on all the books used in the 6th-8th grades.  Parents, please take some time to find out what it's all about. This is a very different model from the math most of us did when we were in school. What is CMP? The Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) was funded by the National Science Foundation between 1991 and 1997 to develop a mathematics curriculum for grades 6, 7, and 8. The result was Connected Mathematics, a complete mathematics curriculum that helps students develop understanding of important concepts, skills, procedures, and ways of thinking and reasoning in number, geometry, measurement, algebra, probability, and statistics. For Information on the Delaware State Testing Program,click here: http://www.doe.state.de.us/aab/ On this site, you will find anything you ever wanted to know about any grade and any subject of  the DSTP. You can look here to find sample items for the math testing in March and see examples of how test items are scored.  We encourage parents and students to spend some time on this site.Click on any of the hexagons. Be sure to read about student and school accountability. Contents Links for Math Help: ***http://school.discovery.com/homeworkhelp/webmath/*** This site can help you with ANYTHING that might be causing you grief.  Bookmark it and use it often. http://mathforum.org/dr.math/   This site is a reference. "Dr. Math" gives long explanations, but it might help some. http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/ As it says, it is a math dictionary, but it is sooooooooo much more. It is interactive and gives many examples. You will find this much more fun that our books' glossaries.  TRY IT! YOU'LL LIKE IT!!! Links for Fun:    http://www.figurethis.org/  <--------Very cool math challenges for families...    Check it out!    http://www.aplusmath.com/ <------- Games, multiplication tables, homework check, practice

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