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Tag Archives: DocAS
The Ripple Effect of Having the #MTBoS PLN
Though I’m on spring break, I’m still scouring Twitter for ideas for upcoming curriculum topics. I’m spoiled rotten. There are so many kindred spirits doing amazing things, and I get to learn from them and add their work to my … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged #MTBoS, Algebra, Desmos, DocAS, Explain Everything, Keynote, nearpod, quadratic, thatquiz.org, thinglink, Twitter
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What to do with only one iPad…?
My mathy friend Eric Milou recently asked me to help a middle school math teacher he knew because she only has access to one iPad in her classroom and isn’t sure how to best use it. Additionally, she has access … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged annotate, app, DocAS, Explain Everything, iMovie, iPad, Keynote, PDF
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Giving graphingstories.com a Go!
Living vicariously through my student teacher, Lauren, we came upon the “Interpreting Graphs” lesson in Algebra, and I suggested that she give graphingstories.com a go. Today, each class period had a brief discussion about the general usefulness of graphs, and … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, Dan Meyer, DocAS, eBackPack, graphingstories.com, PreAlgebra, QR code, Qrafter
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August Rush! Apps & More
No no… not the tearjerker movie! For me “August Rush” is something that begins happening in my brain, truthfully in July, as the new school year quickly approaches. It’s that feeling that my brain never turns off. I’m not a … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #TMC13, Algebra, app, Aurasma, DocAS, Explain Everything, FactorMan app, HMH Fuse, iPad, nearpod, neu.annotate+, PreAlgebra, QR code, QR codes, Qrafter, review, Socrative, thinglink, Twitter
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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
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
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With DocAS, Students *DO* Like Doing Math on the iPad
Our staff is brandnew to this 1to1 iPad gig. We help each other, share ideas, and seek help and feedback from our students. Recently, I heard a broad generalization about our 1to1 that irked me… The statement was that the students … Continue reading