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Tag Archives: NCTM
Highlights from #NCTMannual San Antonio
Glancing through the NCTM Annual program, I could almost feel my arms and legs being pulled in no less than 4 directions for any given session timeframe. Respected colleagues in our community shared their expertise and I’m thankful to have … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, #NCTM17, #NCTMannual, #Shadowcon17, Dan Meyer, Desmos, NCTM, nearpod, Twitter
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Desmos Activity “Labs” – Create Your Own Card Sort
Recently, I lived virtually and vicariously through all of the wonderful #MTBoS #TMC16 and #descon16 attendees. I have so. much. stuff. to sort through, between blog posts, Tweets, Periscopes, Google Docs, and more! One feature that prompted immediate action for … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #descon16, #MTBoS, #TMC16, Activity Builder, Algebra, anchoring activity, assessment, Card Sort, Dan Meyer, Desmos, formative, iPad, Keynote, mathycathy, NCTM, PreAlgebra, 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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Guest Post – 3Acts: Using Digital Tools to Give Every Student a Voice
Two things I’m passionate about when it comes to technology integration: Giving every student an opportunity (and frankly accountability) to weighin on mathematics we’re learning about and showcase their thinking… even if it’s incorrect at the start (we value those … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, Algebra, anchoring activity, assessment, communication, Dan Meyer, formative, iPad, mathycathy, NCTM, nearpod, problem solving
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Blogarithm Guest Post – Vertical Value: Part 2
Check out this @Desmos shoutout on the MTMS Blog, and how I transformed a “worksheet” into a Rectangles Polygraph activity… and when I used it with students, it didn’t go as planned. If you use this pairs activity, I’m curious … Continue reading
Blogarithm Guest Post #2 of 4
It’s my pleasure to have the opportunity to share on NCTM’S Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School “Blogarithm” blog! Check out the second post of four using the link below. Thanks to Dr. Clayton Edwards for the opportunity to share! Vertical Value: … Continue reading
Blogarithm Guest Post #1 of 4
It’s my pleasure to have the opportunity to share on NCTM’S Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School “Blogarithm” blog! Check out the first post of four using the link below. A special thanks to Dr. Clayton Edwards for the opportunity! … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Blogarithm, Cathy Yenca, mathycathy, MTMS, NCTM, Socrative
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#NCTMregionals #MTBoS Nashville
My brain is still on overload from the NCTM Regional Conference in Nashville. I can’t count how many times I engaged with Twitter/blogger faces in 3D whom I’ve respected virtually since I learned about this Twitter/blog thang. What a thrill to … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #3Acts, #MTBoS, Algebra, blog, communication, Dan Meyer, Desmos, mathycathy, NCTM, problem solving, Twitter
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Some Top 4’s – Another “Reflecting on 2014” Post
‘Tis the season for reflection and hopefully a bit of relaxation. I’ve taken a break from math and edtech the past few weeks to spend QT with family (some days I took a break from just about everything… darn you, … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged ADE, Book Creator, CueThink, Desmos, Explain Everything, Geddit, iPadpalooza, ISTE, Kahoot!, NCSM, NCTM, nearpod, SXSWedu, thatquiz.org, thinglink
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NCTM Highlights
It is always so refreshing to get together and share ideas with likeminded people – passionate folks who genuinely want to see students learning and loving mathematics in a 21stcentury way. Here are some highlights from the 2012 NCTM Regional … Continue reading