# Author: Jane Holmes (6 posts)

## Finish Line Math

Here are a few quick start math problems using the finishing date for Iditarod XLVI: How many mushers finished with half or more of their team? Calculate the average (mean, median, mode) number of dogs on the finishing teams for Iditarod XLVI. Make a plot diagram of the numbers of dogs that each finishing team …

## Predicting When the Leading Musher Will Finish – 5th grade style

My school started spring break as of the end of the school day today.  My students were so eager to watch the winning musher together as a class, so I took the opportunity to do some math with them to show ABOUT when the leading musher will cross the finish line.  Please know that I …

## We Did Our Homework

Teacher on the Trail Heidi Sloan posted a suggestion to compare our school in Togiak, AK to Nikolai, so we did.  After reading her description, we created a Venn diagram and along with some walking music and a pair/share structure, we listened to and told each other what we found out. Now, you may think …