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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.]

Mathtrain.TV: Episode 77, Absolute Value

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Phinease, a 7th grader at Lincoln Middle School in Santa Monica, gives us a quick look at absolute value.

(We used a new title sequence from Camtasia Studio 7.)
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Mathtrain.TV: Episode 76, Solving 2-Step Equations

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Middle school student, “Alice”, shows us how to solve a 2-step equation and how to check it.

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Mathtrain.TV: Episode 75, Exponents Part2

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Part 2 of our look at Exponents, Powers and Bases.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 74, Exponents Intro

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Intro to powers, exponents and bases from section 1.2 in our 6th grade textbook.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 73, Billy Billy’s Mathtrain in Edusim

Monday, August 30th, 2010

“Billy Billy” helped create this video using the free application, Edusim.  She made it in December 2007.

Check out Edusim and try it out in the classroom or at home.

Edusim is a “3D multi-user virtual world platform and authoring toolkit intended for your classroom interactive whiteboard (but equally powerful on the students laptop or desktop computers !).”


Our Kids Featured in Article!

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Thank to for posting a nice article about our student videos on Mathtrain.TV!  Former students “Bob”, “Paul” and “Billy Billy” are interviewed and there is even a photo of them.

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November Learning Podcasts with Mathtrain

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

We were interviewed by Alan November (of November Learning).  Recently, the interview was released as a two-part podcast. You can click below to visit the November Learning pages to listen to the podcasts.

NL PodcastOr, listen on the November Learning’s iTunes Podcast.

Thanks to students “Bob”, “Billy Billy”, “Jerry” and “Paul”! And thanks to Brian Mull, of November Learning.  We are so excited about this!  :)

Alan November interviews us:

Talking Student Tutorials with Eric Marcos – Part 1 of 2

Talking Student Tutorials with Eric Marcos – Part 2 of 2

Mathtrain.TV: Episode 70, Roots of Mathematical Terms

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Greek and Latin roots of some mathematical terms.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 68, Finding Area

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

In this episode, we explore how to find the area of a figure.