# Mean Archives - Mary Kienstra

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By: Mary Kienstra on: September 24, 2014 in: Discussion, Engagement, Kakooma, Mean, median *

Some days, what you plan to teach is not what your students learn. Friday was one of those days, but in a good way! Every Friday, math class begins with Kakooma Challenge. This game has become quite a favorite. Everyone looks forward to the challenge and hopefully beating the other classes. (Yes, a little […]
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By: Mary Kienstra on: June 1, 2014 in: box and whisker plot, Engagement, histogram, Kakooma, Mean, median, outlier *

You know my favorite day of the week is Friday because that is Kakooma challenge day in my class. My former post If It’s Friday, It Must Be Kakooma Challenge Day, describes the basics of our weekly Kakooma Challenge day. This post will talk about how we used this data at the end of the […]
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By: Mary Kienstra on: January 17, 2014 in: engagement. computation, Greg Tang, Kakooma, Math, Mean, SmartBoard *

Friday has always been a good day at school, but this year Friday has become Kakooma Challenge Day in my classroom. Maybe you’ve heard of the Kakooma game from www.gregtangmath.com If you haven’t, take a look. Kakooma Challenge gets my whole class talking about math. They are so motivated in this […]
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