Archives

Recent Posts
Nearpod Lessons
Desmos Activities
Cathy’s Math 8 Kahoots!
Cathy’s Algebra 1 Kahoots!
Tags
 #MTBoS
 Activity Builder
 ADE
 Algebra
 anchoring activity
 annotate
 app
 assessment
 Aurasma
 blog
 Book Creator
 Cathy Yenca
 communication
 Dan Meyer
 Desmos
 DocAS
 error analysis
 Explain Everything
 FactorMan app
 formative
 HMH Fuse
 homework
 iBooks
 iMovie
 iPad
 iPadpalooza
 Kahoot!
 Keynote
 mathycathy
 NCTM
 nearpod
 neu.annotate+
 Pi Day
 PreAlgebra
 problem solving
 Qrafter
 QR code
 QR codes
 quadratic
 review
 Socrative
 STAAR
 Tackk
 techchef4u
 technology
 text book
 thatquiz.org
 thinglink
Using Keynote To Explore Math Relationships Visually
Monthly Archives: March 2013
STAAR “Boot Camp” Standardized Test Prep With iPads!
Before moving to Austin, I had the pleasure of working with a team of teachers in the Bethlehem Area School District in eastern Pennsylvania that knocked my socks off. At the time, I was a Middle School Math Coach who … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged app, assessment, formative, iPad, PreAlgebra, problem solving, Socrative, STAAR, Test Prep, thatquiz.org
1 Comment
You Guessed It… Another ThingLink!
My Algebra students will begin a miniunit on squareroot functions after their exponential functions test on Monday. Here is the “anchoring activity” they will explore when finished with the test. I can’t stress enough how helpful it is to have … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, anchoring activity, square root, thinglink
Leave a comment
Chipotle and The Counting Principle
Several weeks back, I had the pleasure of eating at Chipotle and consuming every bite of my usual chicken burrito with white rice, black beans, fresh tomato salsa, and “a little bit of cheese and sour cream”… and then I … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged counting principle, iPad, Keynote, PDF, PreAlgebra, problem solving, QR code
Leave a comment
Nearpod Author!
Just a quick blurb to share my excitement! My very first Nearpod Authors presentation is currently available in the Nearpod store! Download it for free on a mobile device near you! Thanks also to Nearpod for the mention … Continue reading
MS Sunday Funday – Grading (or not grading) Homework…? That is the question!
Up to this point in my career, I haven’t really questioned my procedures for grading homework. This year, our staff has been challenged to think about assessment in terms of learning… are we assessing student learning, or student behaviors? I … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged assessment, formative, homework, iPad, nearpod, Socrative
25 Comments
Happy Pi Day!
Happy Pi Day! At 1:59 my inbox was flooded with Pi Day greetings from my students… who are currently on spring break! Some students sent emails from destinations with differing time zones. Most students aimed for 3/14 at 1:59, and … Continue reading
ThingLink is a Great “PreTeaching” Tool – Exponential Functions
I didn’t learn about ThingLink until a few months into this school year… and now, I’m hooked! Every unit of study since, I’ve created an interactive ThingLink for students to reference as an anchoring activity, study guide, and “preteaching” tool. … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged Algebra, anchoring activity, assessment, Desmos, iPad, Keynote, thinglink
Leave a comment
5 Ways to Get Your Feet Wet With 1to1 iPads
Using iPads in a 1to1 classroom can be overwhelming at first. So many apps and tools exist that it’s tough to know where to start. Here’s a top 5 list of quick and simple ways to get your feet wet … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged annotate, app, DocAS, FactorMan app, formative, Glow Coloring, iPad, Number Line, PDF, Socrative, thatquiz.org
Leave a comment