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Classroom Activity: Building Math Skills Answer Key

1a: 12 SQ 1b: 48 bundles 2a: 780 CF = 28.89 CY 2b: 115.55 CF = 4.28 CY 2c: 895.55 CF = 33.17 CY 2d: 33.17 + (10%) 3.32 = 36.49 CY Download »

Classroom Activity: Building Math Skills Sample Equations

Question #1 In measuring most areas, we have two measurements we use, known as SF & SQ units: 1 SF = square foot which is equal to 12”x 12” = 1 SF 1 SQ = 10’ x 10’= 100 SF which = 1 SQ We have a gable roof to order shingles for and it has two sides to be done....

Math for Real Life

By Benjamin Carey Today, I am part-owner of a custom design/build company, Build DCB, working with people who want to build their dream home. Our job starts by talking through a concept with our clients, then drawing and designing the plans, followed by estimating the...

Classroom Activity: Communication Skills Game

Materials and Preparation Two matching sets of LEGO building blocks with ten blocks and one base board in each set; using one set of blocks, build a random object using the ten blocks onto the base board Time 45 mins Group Size Minimum of four people, up to seven...

Communication Skills: Active Listening

Communication is everywhere and appears in many forms and formats. Verbal, nonverbal, written and images such as emojis and signage. Messages are conveyed face-to-face, on paper pages, over phone lines and on screens. All these forms of communication are how we give...