J2 Content – Perspectives

A varied collection of thoughts on education and parenting

Man Buying Apples Problem

An old bit from Sesame Street. As multimedia becomes more prevalent in classrooms, this is a great video to share with classes of all grade levels. Besides the entertainment value, you can use this as a springboard for additional exercises: Can students write an expression to model all the man is saying? If the price…. read more

S’more Order of Operations

This artwork was designed by “art101″ and sold on a t-shirt at http://shirt.woot.com back in 2010.  Unfortunately, the shirt is no longer available to purchase; however, the image remains an interesting way to introduce, explore, or revisit the concept of order of operations with your child(ren). Novelty t-shirt sites are often home to imaginative ways of re-expressing…. read more

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