## Saturday, June 16, 2012

### Learn to Read Sheet Music (Lesson 1-5) - Interactive Whiteboard Compatible

Only few teachers know how to read music notes, are you one of them? We are forced to teach music subjects because that is part of our profession. What if you were assigned to do that, and you don't have knowledge about music, what should you do?
I suggest you learn how to read music notes. It's the best thing to do for your students because you love them. So, let's get started with the first five lessons.

In these lessons, you will learn how to read music notations step by step. Read whole notes and half notes in natural key (C) as quickly as possible. This video will guide you to make learning simple and easy.

How to Read Music Notes - Lesson 1
Treble Clef
File: Video
Interactive Whiteboard Compatible

How to Read Music Notes - Lesson 2 Treble Clef
How to Read Music Notes - Lesson 3 Treble Clef

## Tuesday, June 5, 2012

### Roman Numerals - Interactive Math Lesson (PowerPoint)

Lesson Title: Roman Numerals
File: Interactive Math PowerPoint presentation

Do you know what CMDXXI and MCMX mean?
They are written in Roman notation. You can find numbers like this in inscriptions on buildings, faces of some clocks and in book outlines.
Ancient Romans wrote numerals that did not use place value.

There are seven symbols used in the Roman numeration system such as I, V, X, L, C, D and M with the corresponding values such as 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500 and 1000, respectively.
The Roman numeration system uses the principle of addition and subtraction.
When the principle of addition is used, a symbol can be used 3 times only.

## Saturday, June 2, 2012

### Reading and Writing Numbers Through Billions - Interactive Math Lesson and Quiz

Reading and Writing Numbers Through Billions
File: Interactive PowerPoint Presentation and Flash Quiz

Of course you have heard of “large” numbers such as million or billion. But do you really know how large a billion is? Such large numbers will never be as familiar as small numbers such as 5.
Pretend that you decided to count to a billion. If you counted a number every second, you would be over 40 years old by the time you finished.

A million is 1000 thousand = 1 000 000
A billion is 1000 million. = 1000 000 000

654 003 021 493 is read as Six hundred fifty-four billion, three million, twenty-one thousand, four hundred ninety-three.
230 752 310 005 is read as Two hundred thirty billion, seven hundred fifty-two million, three hundred ten thousand, five.

Read these number words then write them in figures.
1. Three billion, forty-five million, two thousand, eight
2. Nine hundred seventy-five billion, four thousand
3. Six billion, three million
4. Eighteen billion, twenty-four
5. Three hundred thirty-six billion, four hundred eleven million, seven hundred six thousand, two hundred