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Experiencing Transformations Dynamically With Nearpod and Desmos
My Math 8 students started exploring patterns for various transformations in the coordinate plane this week. Such a visual and potentially dynamic topic calls for visual and dynamic lesson presentation (ahem… not a static worksheet). The winning combination this week … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, assessment, Cathy Yenca, Desmos, error analysis, iPad, Keynote, mathycathy, nearpod, QuickTime, technology
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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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Transformations and “Animations”
Several weeks back, Kyle Pearce posted this idea on Twitter: Trying the idea of “Quick Question Solution” videos as a resource for students. Long videos don’t work. Thoughts? http://t.co/A8Nx4cfIjc — Kyle Pearce (@MathletePearce) January 16, 2015 Funny. I’d been … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged formative, iMovie, iPad, Keynote, Magic Move, mathycathy, nearpod, Silent Solution, Silent Solutions
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Trading Worksheets for Desmos
Michael Fenton has come up with some very creative ways to use Desmos. The “Match My Graph” minichallenges on his blog provide students with opportunities to create and revise their thinking with immediate visual feedback from their graphs. With Michael’s … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, anchoring activity, Desmos, iPad, Keynote, linear, PreAlgebra, quadratic, thinglink
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Functions – Nearpod Learning Check
Looking ahead to our next unit, I was sifting through some ideas about introducing relations and functions to both my algebra students (8th graders) AND my preAP Math 8 students (7th graders experiencing new 8th grade TEKS and therefore, experiencing more … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, anchoring activity, assessment, error analysis, Keynote, nearpod, Open Middle, PreAlgebra, review, thinglink
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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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Radical Nearpod Art
The element of “play” can be a powerful part of learning. Several weeks ago, my 8th grade algebra students solved radical equations through a Nearpod lesson found here. When I designed this NPP (Nearpod Presentation) I created the “radical dude” character using … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged Algebra, app, assessment, Canva, error analysis, formative, Keynote, nearpod
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Nearpod “Best Practices” For Math Class
I kid you not – when I say, “Get out your iPads and go to Nearpod” my 8th graders literally say, “YESSSSS!” and give a little fistpump… every time. It’s not necessarily Nearpod that they love, but the peer interactions … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, assessment, communication, error analysis, formative, iPad, Keynote, nearpod, PreAlgebra, problem solving
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Chipotle and The Counting Principle
Several weeks back, I had the pleasure of eating at Chipotle and consuming every bite of my usual chicken burrito with white rice, black beans, fresh tomato salsa, and “a little bit of cheese and sour cream”… and then I … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged counting principle, iPad, Keynote, PDF, PreAlgebra, problem solving, QR code
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ThingLink is a Great “PreTeaching” Tool – Exponential Functions
I didn’t learn about ThingLink until a few months into this school year… and now, I’m hooked! Every unit of study since, I’ve created an interactive ThingLink for students to reference as an anchoring activity, study guide, and “preteaching” tool. … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged Algebra, anchoring activity, assessment, Desmos, iPad, Keynote, thinglink
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