Author Archives: Ms. Miles

About Ms. Miles

I've taught mathematics for over 22 years. I love teaching math. Interests outside of teaching include learning and doing math, playing the piano, singing in a worship team, origami, kayaking, bicycling, swimming, collecting sea glass and shells.

Algebra 1 Course Syllabus

Dear incoming students and families, We are excited about this school year! Mrs. Thomas and Ms. Miles are looking forward to meeting you and have been making preparations for you! We have an exciting journey planned in Algebra 1 and … Continue reading

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Flipped Classrooms, Schoology, Interactive Notebooks, Gaming

Dear students, Please consider the four guiding questions below: What are the similarities and differences between traditional and flipped learning? What do I need to know about schoology? How can an interactive student notebook help me succeed? How can are … Continue reading

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Dear, Parents: 5 Reasons to Be Thrilled That Your Kid Is in a Flipped Classroom

Podcast from Jon Bergmann, pioneer of Flipped Learning Flipped Classrooms will increase teacher/ student time. Flipped Classrooms help the parent help the child. Flipped Learning decreases the student’s anxiety over homework. Flipped Classrooms enable students to pause instruction and “rewind their teacher”. … Continue reading

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What is an Interactive Student Notebook?

Click on the picture to learn more about Interactive Student Notebooks.   Special thanks to Sarah Rubin of EverybodyIsaGenius blog for sharing her prezi. 

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Fun with Fibonacci

Where do topics pertaining to the History of Mathematics fit in our mathematics frameworks?  The Fibonacci sequence is a concept rich in problem solving potential and real world application, that too few teachers are aware of.  This post will offer some … Continue reading

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Freshmen Academy

Dear Incoming Ninth Graders, We are looking very forward to your arrival in late August. We trust you will enjoy being part of our Freshmen Academy. The purpose of the Academy is to acclimate you to high school life and … Continue reading

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The Rabbit Problem

Solve Fibonacci’s Rabbit Problem to discover the famous Fibonacci sequence! Can you see the sequence of numbers in the beautiful design below?

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