Aspen Community School

Ron’s Math Calendar

[event-title] Starts: [start-time] Ends: [end-date] – [end-time] [if-location] Location: [location] [/if-location] [if-description] Description: [description] [/if-description] [link newwindow=”true”]More details…[/link]

Prime Time

Prime Time

Both 5th and 6th graders have been learning about Prime, Composite numbers, Factors, Multiples and more. I have created a Google Calendar for homework. The 6th graders already know how to use this feature. I  will teach the 5th graders how to use this most useful feature in the upcoming days. Remember my homework policy: Homework is practice. This means that your child should be able to do this independently. If your child struggles, please write…

Read More

Today at School

Today at School

Today professional skier Chris Anthony spoke with first – eighth grade students and presented a fascinating film called Climb to Glory. When he’s not starring in Warren Miller films, Chris runs a non-profit that raises scholarship funds for students who want to take learning outside the classroom. The film, which took five years to make, tells the story of the 10th Mountain Division, their sacrifices in World War II and the many ways these veterans…

Read More

Problem of the Week #1

GOING BANANAS! Cleopatra (“Cleo”) the Camel works for the owner of a small, remote banana plantation. This year’s harvest consists of three thousand bananas. Cleo can carry up to one thousand bananas at a time. The market place where the bananas are sold is one thousand miles away. Unfortunately, Cleo eats one banana each and every mile she walks. Your Task: Of the three thousand bananas harvested, what is the largest number of bananas Cleo…

Read More

Weekly Math Challenge

To The Students: These weekly problems present you with an opportunity to investigate complex, interesting problems. The purpose is to focus on the process of solving complex problems. You will be evaluated on your ability to show, explain, and justify your work and thoughts. Save all your work, including what does not work in order to write about the processes you used to reach your answer. Completion of the Problem of the Week includes four…

Read More