Just how tall are you?

Just a quick post for now … planning to use this awesome idea from Dan Meyer’s blog:  http://blog.mrmeyer.com/?p=692 … as my opening day activity.  Students are generally curious about my height … and challenging them to determine my height in styrofoam cups will be the perfect introduction to functions, but more than that … to “actively engaging” in math!  I’ve purchased quite a few styrofoam cups for the local dollar store:


Can’t wait to put this in action … in TWO weeks!

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