Better Living Through Mathematics
Rumppe's students in Thailand send their appreciation for his Promethean Board Lessons (Click to enlarge)

So, you would like to e-mail Mr. Rumppe, huh?:  rrumppe@mpls.k12.mn.us

So, you would like to call Mr. Rumppe, huh?: 612.668.3030 extension 51112

So, you would like to know which room Mr. Rumppe teaches in, huh?  118 of the west building.

So, you think you've got a good excuse, huh?

 1: So you don't understand the homework, huh? Don't recall the basics, huh? 3: Don't know what tonight's assignment is, huh? Don't know how to use your calculator, huh? 5: So you ran out of graph paper, huh? 6: So you lost another math book, huh? 7: So you need a cool geometry application, huh? 8: So the dog ate your homework, huh? So you want some more practice problems for geometry, huh? So you want to read some of the worst excuses ever written, huh?

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NapoleanSoundBite.mp3   --  Rumppe's favorite quote from Napolean Dynomite

Voeks 20131122   --  PDF ready for Ryan Voeks' Class
Summer Math Institute Files

Click on a file to download it.  (The first link is a zip file that contains all five files used.)

Secondary Math Institute-Aug 2014   --  Contains Sketchpad-related files.
GSP Workshop Guide   --  This tutorial will get you started with the most popular features of Sketchpad.
Proportional Reasoning (GSP)   --  A proportional number line for use with proportional reasoning.
Pythagoras Proven   --  A collection of geometric proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem.
SpiroPlot (GSP)   --  A Sketchpad version of Spirograph. Use when discussing ratios.
SpiroPlot Use Instructions (Word)   --  Instructions and questions related to the SpiroPlot Sketch.
SpiroPlot Use Instructions (PDF)   --  Same instructions as above but in PDF format.