# Tag Archives: Qrafter

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

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## Giving graphingstories.com a Go!

Living vicariously through my student teacher, Lauren, we came upon the “Interpreting Graphs” lesson in Algebra, and I suggested that she give graphingstories.com a go. Today, each class period had a brief discussion about the general usefulness of graphs, and … Continue reading

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## QR-Codes and Classroom Prizes – Fun, Novel, and Free!

A wacky schedule is looming, and not every class will meet this Wednesday.  My clever student-teacher, Lauren, has decided to use the class periods we *will* meet with to design a little extra practice a-la Bingo games. Today over lunch, … Continue reading

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## August Rush! Apps & More

No no… not the tear-jerker 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

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## QR Fun – After-School Project With My Son!

1) Created a QR code linking to a text message using QR Stuff. 2) Printed the code and determined the scale – how many Lego units did we need? 3) Built the QR code such that the code was a … Continue reading

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## Strategy Swap… Part Deux

My Algebra students recently experienced a “QR Code Cooperative Problem-Solving” experience, so I tried a similar task with my pre-algebra students today.  Students “zapped” various QR codes posted around the classroom, then solved various problem sets using a template for … Continue reading

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