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Tag Archives: Socrative
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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The Weeks Keep Flying By…
This time of year, I feel like the days just slip through my fingers. So many good things are happening, and yet I haven’t stopped to reflect and post about them. At all! Forgive my driveby approach at summarizing a … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, Activity Builder, Algebra, Desmos, error analysis, nearpod, PreAlgebra, Socrative
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Curating and Organizing (So You’ll Remember What You Have When You Need It)
Thanks to the #MTBoS and a plethora of digital tools, we have access to a lot of resources. A LOT. And they’re coming at us at lightning speed thanks to Twitter and blogs… often *not* when we’re teaching the concepts … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, Desmos, Explain Everything, Kahoot!, nearpod, Socrative, thatquiz.org, thinglink
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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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Free Your Mind… and the Tech May Follow
I’m still in that mushy state between being on break and being back to school. An opportunity that helped firm up a few brain cells for me this week was a day with Team Desmos a la Dan Meyer and … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, Algebra, assessment, Dan Meyer, Desmos, error analysis, mathycathy, nearpod, PreAlgebra, Socrative, Twitter
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How do you make student thinking visible?
Want to know what your students are thinking? How do you get that thinking out of their heads in a format that you, as their teacher, can view, analyze, and use for instructional decisionmaking? Do you keep this “visible thinking” … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, Algebra, assessment, Desmos, formative, nearpod, Socrative
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Tech Access Day 1 Needs to Be a Priority
Week one of a new school year – check! If you’re backtoschool with students, I hope your year is off to a fantastic start. This will be year four of 1:1 iPads for my students and me, and I still … Continue reading
Using Desmos on iPads… for the STAAR Test… Really!
Dear Desmos, (with the help of Casper Focus)… You made a liar out of me. Two short years later, @Desmos “made a liar out of me” 🙂 Watch 24:40 @ HCMS on @livestream: http://t.co/94HuPTkf2A https://t.co/Tct5xhJE1H — Cathy Yenca (@mathycathy) … Continue reading
Socrative and SlopeIntercept Form
With new TEKS in tow, my 7th graders taking 8th grade math have been studying proportional and nonproportional linear relationships (wow, right?). The progression has been a refreshing, conceptbased study of LOTS of scenarios featuring “constant rates of change” represented in … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, assessment, communication, Desmos, error analysis, formative, homework, iPad, PreAlgebra, Socrative
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iPadpalooza 2014 Highlights #iplza14
This year’s iPadpalooza “festival of learning” was a real treat. How can anyone summarize in a blog post what it was like to be there? Thankfully, we have #iplza14 on Twitter to help us all reminisce, and to help you … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #iplza14, assessment, Aurasma, Book Creator, Carl Hooker, formative, iPad, iPadpalooza, nearpod, Socrative, Storify, techchef4u, thatquiz.org, thinglink, Tim Yenca, Twitter
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