Archive for November, 2010

Mathtrain.TV: Episode 85, Inequalities with Vincent

Monday, November 29th, 2010

“Vincent” makes her debut.  She shows us how to work with an inequality problem.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 84, How We Screencast

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

We take a moment to show you how we create a screencast.  It’s just a general overview.  We can get more detailed in future videos.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 83: Our Screencasting Ingredients

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

This is a quick video showing the ingredients we use to create our screencasts here at Mathtrain.TV.


just testing something… nothing to see here

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

This is just a test video to try something new… perhaps.

Hopefully this video will be viewable on the ipad and iphone.  And hopefully it shows up in itunes.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 82, Fun Promo

Monday, November 15th, 2010

This episode was created for fun.  The students like strange, new things.  So here is something for that.  It is a short, animated promo for Mathtrain.

We created this using the free xtranormal software.  Xtranormal could have some nice uses in the classroom or for student projects!



Mathtrain.TV: Episode 81, Percents to Fractions

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Student, “Phinease”, returns to show us a quick and easy way to remember how to convert percents into fractions.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 80, The MegaHunk Bar

Monday, November 8th, 2010


This is the story of Rob and the MegaHunk Chocolate Bar that he ate.  But he did not eat the whole thing.  And he did not even start off with an entire bar.

See how to solve this several ways, including visually.  This problem was adapted from my former colleague, Dr. Marcy, and his Marcyworks!

As seen on Mathtrain.TV!

Mathtrain.TV: Episode 79: Kat Divides Fractions

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Student, “Kat”, shows us another way to remember how to divide fractions.

[As seen on Mathtrain.TV.]