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Tag Archives: PDF
iPhones #WCYDWT
With all the (understandable) iPhone hype lately, I couldn’t help but fall for this mathpotentialpacked image: #WCYDWT ? (What can you do with this?) Attached below is a PDF I made that displays each of these iPhone models to their … Continue reading
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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Defending “The Worksheet”
In this era, “the worksheet” has gotten a pretty bad rap. The seemingly popular push to go “paperless” doesn’t help the cause. Are worksheets and paper inherently evil in the 21stcentury classroom? In the edtech realm, I sense a little … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, anchoring activity, assessment, communication, error analysis, Explain Everything, formative, homework, PDF, PreAlgebra, problem solving, QR code, quadratic, technology, text book, thinglink
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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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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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Math Links I Like
Sometimes, it’s really not worth reinventing a perfectly round wheel. What I’m trying to say is, there are some great math print resources I run to on a regular basis when I need a little something extra for my students. … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged annotate, Common Core, iPad, Kuta Software, links, MathBits, PDF, ProblemAttic, Teach Pi, TutorUSA, Worksheet Works
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Simple But Good: Use a Keynote Slide To Annotate and “Zoom”!
Some days, simple is good. Today was one of those days. My prealgebra students have been learning about perfect squares and square roots. After a quick perfect squares quiz today, I had a partial class period left to do a … Continue reading
Pretty Pythagorean QR Code Thanks to Unitag
I have been using QR codes quite a bit in my math classes. I like to use them primarily as a “refresh button” strategy to get all of those brains out of the middleofthelesson muck. Using QR codes refreshes brains … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged annotate, iPad, PDF, problem solving, Pythagorean Theorem, QR code
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