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Tag Archives: iBooks
StudentCreated Visual Patterns and Book Creator
After introducing Visual Patterns to my Math 8 students, I began to see their creative side through various “Draw” work samples from our Nearpod patterns lessons. They did an excellent job generalizing linear patterns! Though their experiences with nonlinear functions have … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, Algebra, Book Creator, communication, Desmos, iBooks, iPad, Keynote, PreAlgebra, thinglink, visual patterns
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2015 First Day Back
I spent the first half of my day at a high school math textbook vendor fair. Having a substitute felt awkward – it was tough to NOT be in my classroom to welcome students back and crack corny jokes about how … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged Algebra, assessment, Book Creator, Cathy Yenca, iBooks, mathycathy, nearpod, thatquiz.org
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Book Creator Student Math Authors: Take 2
Last May, my students took Book Creator for a test drive. As the school year came to a close, studentauthored review eBooks seemed like a worthwhile task to try. Students learned a lot about working cooperatively, using new apps, and presenting mathematics … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged Algebra, assessment, Book Creator, communication, Desmos, Explain Everything, iBooks, iPad
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Book Creator and Advocacy: A Summer eBook Project About Food Allergies
I’m going to prominently wear my “mom hat” for this post. My son has severe food allergies. In a day and age where this is more prevalent than ever (unfortunately) I’ve found the best way to protect those who have … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged advocacy, Book Creator, eBook, Food Allergies, iBooks, ImageChef, iMovie, iPad, Skitch, YouTube
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Students Use Book Creator to Author Mathematics: Part 1
This year, my students noticed that I often say, “You’ll never see that in a math book.” Some of the topics we explore take a twist. For example, when students solved systems of linear equations using elimination, I called it the … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, Book Creator, eBackPack, Explain Everything, iBooks, ImageChef, iRig, PhotoSpeak, PreAlgebra, Tellagami
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Stuff I’ve Been Up To
I can hardly believe the school year will abruptly end in a few short weeks! It has been a fantastic year, jampacked full of amazing opportunities. A quick topfivefavorites goes a little something like this… 1) My students – I … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged assessment, formative, iBooks, iPad, nearpod, querium
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