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Monthly Archives: April 2014
StudentCreated ThingLinks
When ThingLink announced a way for teachers to set up classes of student accounts all monitored through the teacher’s email address, I was determined to give it a go. After some trialanderror with the process of setting up a “ThingLink … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, formative, iPad, PreAlgebra, problem solving, thinglink
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#2minPD Project: Using ThingLink for PreTeaching
Thanks to a connection fostered by my pal Guido over at Nearpod, I found out about a unique opportunity to do global professional development in 2 minutes flat. The #2minPD project is the brainchild of Stanford fellow Melissa Pelochino, whose goal … Continue reading
#NCSM14 TakeAways
I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the NCSM Conference in New Orleans last week. I’d never been to an NCSM conference, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. As a classroom teacher, would I feel out of … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #NCSM14, Dan Meyer, Desmos, iPad, nearpod, technology, thatquiz.org, Twitter
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S’more Time! Who is in the Driver’s Seat? #NCSM14
Three of my colleagues and I had the pleasure of presenting at the #NCSM14 conference in New Orleans this week. Our chat was during the last session timeframe… on the last day of NCSM… and our talk was alphabetically last … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #NCSM14, assessment, Dan Meyer, Explain Everything, formative, iMovie, nearpod, S'more, Socrative, technology, thatquiz.org
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SuperTeacherTools.Net: Speed Match
Here’s another formative freebie that’s iPadfriendly! I recently used the Speed Match on SuperTeacherTools.net to review probability vocabulary with my students. I remember the days of using Speed Match on a SmartBoard, allowing only one student to play at a … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, anchoring activity, assessment, formative, iPad, PreAlgebra, review, superteachertools, vocabulary
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Kahoot! A Great Formative Freebie
It’s no secret that my heart belongs to Nearpod, Socrative, and ThatQuiz.org. That being said, another webbased formative freebie has joined my topthreetools. Kahoot! is a gamebased quiz show platform that can be used with any content area with ease. … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged assessment, formative, Kahoot!, nearpod, review, Socrative, thatquiz.org
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