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Monthly Archives: April 2013
Nearpod (Free) Downloads – New Homework Feature Too!
Thanks to my Twitterbud @RafranzDavis, I just realized Nearpod published another of my Nearpod presentations on their “store”! And… thanks to the Nearpod Authors program, there’s a growing library of classroomready Nearpod presentations on lots of topics, free for the … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, app, assessment, formative, homework, nearpod
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The Blame Game
I can’t say enough about how having iPads has impacted formative assessment in my classroom this year. (Check out any one of these formative assessment posts for details). Students love the instant feedback that apps like Nearpod, Socrative, and ThatQuiz … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged assessment, formative, iPad, Socrative, thatquiz.org
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A Big ThankYou Edutech For Teachers!
A big thanks to Jamie Forshey for inviting me to be a guest blogger! Check out Jamie’s blog, which is packed with great technology integration ideas! Using @thinglink_edu as a preteaching tool bit.ly/1375fhB @mathycathy #edtech #mathchat — Jamie Forshey (@edutech20) … Continue reading
How do you study for math? You DO math.
Actually “doing” math is a highly effective studying strategy… who knew? 😉 Kind of reminds me of an epiphany one of my former 7th grade students had years ago. The conversation went like this: Him: “Mrs. Yenca! I finally figured … Continue reading
Just Because You CAN Annotate It, Doesn’t Mean You Should
This annotating message is one I have heard loudly and clearly from my math students this year. The 20122013 school year has been our first year with 1:1 iPads. As a matter of fact, as of this past week, every … Continue reading