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Monthly Archives: November 2014
TimeLapse
The last day of classes before Thanksgiving break, I set up my iPhone in an attempt to record some timelapse footage in each of my classes. Since middleschoolers can smell a camera a mile away, there was nothing secretive about … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged assessment, error analysis, homework, iMovie, nearpod, PreAlgebra, review
3 Comments
Kahoot (With Embellishments from Desmos)
Students ask to “Kahoot” practically every day. They never tire of this incredible (free!) gaming platform. If you’ve never “Kahooted” before, you can sign up for a free account here. In a nutshell, Kahoot takes multiple choice formative assessments to … Continue reading
Twitter HodgePodge
Lately, busy days lead to spits and spurts of reflection and PD rather than lengthy blog posts. I love this time of year – I feel like my students and I know each other well, and expectations are clear all … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Dan Meyer, nearpod, QR code, QR codes, Qrafter, Twitter
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Desmos Function Carnival: Tech & Teacher TakeAways
When I learned about Function Carnival from Dan Meyer’s blog last school year, I first tried it with students on a wackyschedule day during a unit that didn’t connect well to the fabulous Desmos lab. In that first instance, students’ sought … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, Dan Meyer, Desmos, error analysis, iPad, PreAlgebra
3 Comments