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Tag Archives: Explain Everything
iPadpalooza 2017: Learning on the Go!
Year 6 of iPadpalooza in Eanes ISD is a wrap! And… it’s true, the countdown is finished, as this year marked our final “iPadpalooza Learning Festival” in Austin… Thankfully, folks traveled far and wide to join us this year! I … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #iplza17, Desmos, Explain Everything, iPad, iPadpalooza, Keynote, nearpod, thinglink
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Classroom & Twitter HodgePodge
What’s happening? Here are some things I’ve been working on and learning from the #MTBoS and other Twitter Tweeps. Maybe you can use some of these resources, or perhaps they’ll spark a new idea. 1. Concept of “Playlists” for Differentiation … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, Algebra, Desmos, Explain Everything, iPad, problem solving, thinglink, Twitter
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iPadpalooza Reflections #iplza16
iPadpalooza: the annual, local conference learning festival that feels like a destination conference learning festival! Though iPadpalooza Austin takes place in Eanes ISD where I teach, having so many outoftown guests partake and present made #iplza16 feel out of this world… or perhaps … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #iplza16, #MTBoS, Book Creator, Desmos, Explain Everything, Keynote, mathycathy, NCTM, nearpod, Socrative, thinglink, Twitter
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Curating and Organizing (So You’ll Remember What You Have When You Need It)
Thanks to the #MTBoS and a plethora of digital tools, we have access to a lot of resources. A LOT. And they’re coming at us at lightning speed thanks to Twitter and blogs… often *not* when we’re teaching the concepts … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, Desmos, Explain Everything, Kahoot!, nearpod, Socrative, thatquiz.org, thinglink
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Book Creator, Take 3!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As the semester winds up (exams!) and then winds down (winter break!) it’s become a good time to give my students some creative opportunities to reflect on what they’ve learned throughout the year. … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged Algebra, Book Creator, Desmos, Explain Everything, review
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Celebrating the 201415 School Year With Animoto
I shared this video with students and parents, with shoutouts on Twitter to many featured digital tools and resources that have become a regular part of my practice. Thanks to every one of these tools, and the folks that keep … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, Animoto, Book Creator, Desmos, Explain Everything, Kahoot!, nearpod, Open Middle, thatquiz.org, thinglink
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CueThink: First Experiences with a Math ProblemSolving App
Yesterday, my students came back, blearyeyed, from spring break. It seemed like a good time to give them a gentle push to try something brand new. So, with a new furniture arrangement in our classroom, new seating charts for the … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged #makemathsocial, Algebra, app, Book Creator, communication, CueThink, Explain Everything
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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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Using Explain Everything for HandsOn Digital Puzzles
You know, I really like the way that guy Jon Orr thinks. Using nonmathy apps for potentially unintended purposes to engage learners is something I like to do, and I think Mr. Orr has a knack for similar app twists. … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, anchoring activity, Explain Everything, iPad
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Twitter HodgePodge 2.0
I don’t think I’m the only blogger who’s fallen off of the blog bandwagon lately. It’s so cliche to talk about how “busy” teachers are, but sheesh… we are! I am! And happily so… though blogging becomes the sacrifice at … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, 3Acts, Desmos, Explain Everything, nearpod, Silent Solutions, thinglink, Twitter
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