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Tag Archives: QR codes
Twitter HodgePodge
Lately, busy days lead to spits and spurts of reflection and PD rather than lengthy blog posts. I love this time of year – I feel like my students and I know each other well, and expectations are clear all … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Dan Meyer, nearpod, QR code, QR codes, Qrafter, Twitter
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Weird Stuff Kids Think
My Algebra students completed a cooperative quadratic QRcode walkabout type task the other day. They could work with a partner, use a graphing calculator, Desmos, the HMH Fuse app, their homework, notes… everything. They scanned various QRcodes, which revealed practice … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged Algebra, assessment, communication, HMH Fuse, problem solving, QR code, QR codes
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Exponents & Error Analysis
There aren’t many strategies that tell me more about student thinking than “error analysis” opportunities. When students “grade” another hypothetical student’s work, there’s something special about the experience – students’ senses are heightened. They’re on a quest for truth. They … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, assessment, communication, error analysis, formative, PreAlgebra, problem solving, QR code, QR codes, review, Twitter
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QRCodes and Classroom Prizes – Fun, Novel, and Free!
A wacky schedule is looming, and not every class will meet this Wednesday. My clever studentteacher, Lauren, has decided to use the class periods we *will* meet with to design a little extra practice ala Bingo games. Today over lunch, … Continue reading
August Rush! Apps & More
No no… not the tearjerker movie! For me “August Rush” is something that begins happening in my brain, truthfully in July, as the new school year quickly approaches. It’s that feeling that my brain never turns off. I’m not a … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #TMC13, Algebra, app, Aurasma, DocAS, Explain Everything, FactorMan app, HMH Fuse, iPad, nearpod, neu.annotate+, PreAlgebra, QR code, QR codes, Qrafter, review, Socrative, thinglink, Twitter
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Unitag Custom QR Codes
How fun! This QR code generator is going to add a whole new level of creativity and beauty to the QR codes I use, as well as those generated by my students. Here is one I just … Continue reading
iPad and thatquiz and QR Codes, Oh My!
Formative assessment – what a wonderful idea, but one that is not always easy to implement. Well, today I feel like I had a formative breakthrough! When my students were done with a unit test today, I projected a QR … Continue reading