My Currency Converter

Recently in math class we coded apps that could convert currency. We all made separate apps using the same slideshow made by Mrs Cleveland. The app can show you the exchange rate from Euros, Pesos, Pounds, US dollars, or Yuans to Canadian dollars. There is also a calculator that converts the amount of currency you typed in. We started by coding a dropdown box to choose the currency you wanted to convert and using an event block to show a set variable that contained the exchange rate. Then we used a different event block to calculate the amount of currency you typed into a text entry box. It was not always easy. Sometimes the slideshow was confusing or I would mistype some code without noticing it and it would make the app fail, but I did manage to complete it. I enjoyed seeing how combining certain blocks changed the way it worked, and experimenting with the code when it was not working as intended. I think everybody should learn at least a little about coding because of how prominent computers are in modern society. Here is the link to my app.

Math Exam Review

This is a series of reflection questions from before and after my math exam. This was our first exam, and it was a couple weeks ago. It was worth 20% of our math grade. To help us study we got a mock exam and a review packet. We had 90 minutes on the exam.


  1. How are you feeling about your first exam? A: I was feeling fine, but the exam prep is so cheesy and annoying it’s made me more stressed. I’m still feeling good, but I was feeling better before.

2. How did you feel about the Mock Exam? A: I’m disappointed I got some questions wrong, but for the most part I just misread questions so I’m not too worried.

3. How have you been studying? A: I’ve mostly been getting people to ask me questions, so far it’s been working well.

 4. What has been working? What has not? A: As far as I can tell, everything I’ve been doing has been working.


  1. How did you study? A: After I completed the mock exam I got the counselors at homework club at the JCC to ask me questions.


  1. How did writing the exam feel? A: When I was writing the exam it felt ordinary. It wasn’t that special.


  1. Did you feel prepared for the exam? A: Yes! There really isn’t that much else to say about this.

This is an Explain Everything I made on variables. I made this so other people can learn about variables.

Variable Equations Griffin

This is a picture of the three middle school exams.