Play the 10% Game


Podcast #17

Why does 10% seem to be such a commonly used percent?  What does percent mean anyway?  Can you find 10% 0f 24 in your head?  What about 15% of 24 quickly and in your head?  If you want to find out more about playing the 10% game and how to do percents quickly, easily and in your head, the next 15 minutes of listening pleasure is just for you! Join Mr. D as he gives you the step by step instruction on how to answer the questions already asked and much more.  Mental math at it’s finest!

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Choosing a Standardized Test!

Podcast #16

It is that time of year again.  Which test will your young person be taking?  Do you wonder if you have a choice?  Do you wonder why students have to take tests?  Does every institution or state want the same test given?  Join Mr. D as he tackles these questions and much more.  He will guide you through why tests are given and how to determine what test is best for your family.  Mr. D himself is a test preparation expert!

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What Are The Odds?

Podcast #15

Has someone ever said to you “The odds of that happening are …?”  The chances are the person saying this may not know what they are actually saying.  Are they referring to the odds in favor or the odds against something happening?  Are they really talking about the odds or are they talking about the probability or something completely different?  Join Mr. D as he guides you through what “the odds” actually means and how to use them in a conversation.  Find out how the odds are different from probability and how you can determine the probability by knowing the odds. Probability has become a popular new kind of question on the SAT and ACT. The more you know about how the odds and probability works, the better.  You may be surprised to find you have been saying “the odds are …” when you meant something totally different!

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Test Your Luck Using Probability!

Test Your Luck Using Probability!

Podcast #14

Do you consider yourself to be someone who has luck?  Is it luck or is there more to it?  Join Mr. D as he guides you through probability, how it works and some fun experiments you can do at home with the whole family.  During the podcast Mr. D will also tell you how to get a video from his curriculum website you can watch with your family about probability.  Probability has become a popular new kind of question on the SAT and ACT.  The more you know about how it works, the better.  You may be surprised with the results from your experimental probabilities at home too!

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Math – When am I Ever Going to Use This Stuff?

Math – When am I Ever Going to Use This Stuff?

Podcast #13

Join Mr. D as he tackles the question that has been asked by everyone at least once along way: “Math – When am I Ever Going to Use This Stuff?” If your young person has asked you this question or if you have asked yourself this question, Mr. D will guide you through an answer to that question.  Find out what Mr. D says are the “musts” you need to know in math.  You will also discover what Mr. D thinks about upper level math and why people need to learn it even if they may not use it in the future.  This podcast is great for the whole family!

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Creating Your 2017 with Mr. D and a Very Special Guest!

Creating Your 2017 with Mr. D and a Very Special Guest!

Podcast #12

Join Mr. D with his very special guest Annette Saldana from Irresistible Requests. Annette has been a professional business woman for more than 20 years.  She has worked with large corporations as well as individuals with new ideas (like me).  I was fortunate enough to have had Annette as my business coach when Mr. D Math was born!  Annette will guide you through her 2017 New Year Context Creator.  Learn from a master how to create your year and have the people in your lives do the same. You will be able to download the context creator as well.  You will love this podcast!!!

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How to Figure Out a Discounted Price with Tax in Just One Step!

300-pod-10How to Figure Out a Discounted Price with Tax in Just One Step!

Podcast #11

Have you ever tried to teach your young person how to find a discounted price and then add on the sales tax to that discounted price. What if there was a quick and easy to figure it out?  Join Mr. D into the world of percents and discounts. In this you will discover a quick easy way to get the total in just one step.  Get your calculator out and be ready to be amazed. This is when one of those “When I am ever going to use this?” questions has a great answer!

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Would You Rather Pay 80% or Get a 20% Discount?

300-pod-10Would You Rather Pay 80% or Get a 20% Discount?

Podcast #10

Seems like a trick question.  Would You Rather Pay 80% or Get a 20% Discount? Perhaps it is.  Have you ever tried to teach your young person how to find a discounted price.  What if there was a quick and easy to figure it out?  Join Mr. D into the world of percents and discounts.  You will be amazed what you discover about percents now that will make a huge difference for your young learners later in life.  This is when one of those “When I am ever going to use this?” questions has a great answer!

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Grading Papers is Like Taking Out the Trash

300-pod-9Grading Papers is Like Taking Out the Trash

Podcast #9

Is grading student work something you love to do?  Or is more like taking out the trash: It has to be done and no one wants to do it!  Join Mr. D and find out what his 30 years in education has taught him about grading papers.  You will laugh, breathe a sigh of relief and be delighted with his grading paper method!


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How To Teach Math with Mr. D

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How To Teach Math!

Podcast #8

Teaching is a skill.  Some people are great at math and some people are great teachers.  What happens if you are good at math but want to be a great teacher of math? Mr. D will guide you through 3 key ingredients to being a great math teacher. You will have the confidence to teach and a resource in Mr. D after listening to this podcast.

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