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“5 Practices” in a 1:1 Classroom

While I’ve never fully implemented the “flipped classroom” idea with students, maybe I have done a few short-term “mini flips”.  Many digital tools permit students to explore content at their own pace, and asynchronously, which can make “homework” an experience beyond handouts. … Continue reading

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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

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Tech Access Day 1 Needs to Be a Priority

Week one of a new school year – check!  If you’re back-to-school 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

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Celebrating the 2014-15 School Year With Animoto

I shared this video with students and parents, with shout-outs on Twitter to many featured digital tools and resources that have become a regular part of my practice.  Thanks to every one of these tools, and the folks that keep … Continue reading

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The Ripple Effect of Having the #MTBoS PLN

Though I’m on spring break, I’m still scouring Twitter for ideas for upcoming curriculum topics.  I’m spoiled rotten.  There are so many kindred spirits doing amazing things, and I get to learn from them and add their work to my … Continue reading

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2015 First Day Back

I spent the first half of my day at a high school math textbook vendor fair.  Having a substitute felt awkward – it was tough to NOT be in my classroom to welcome students back and crack corny jokes about how … Continue reading

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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 ed-tech the past few weeks to spend QT with family (some days I took a break from just about everything… darn you, … Continue reading

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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

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#NCSM14 Take-Aways

I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the NCSM Conference in New Orleans last week.  I’d never been to an NCSM conference, and I wasn’t sure what to expect.  As a classroom teacher, would I feel out of … Continue reading

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S’more Time! Who is in the Driver’s Seat? #NCSM14

Three of my colleagues and I had the pleasure of presenting at the #NCSM14 conference in New Orleans this week.  Our chat was during the last session timeframe… on the last day of NCSM… and our talk was alphabetically last … Continue reading

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