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Tag Archives: thatquiz.org
“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 shortterm “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
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged 5 Practices, Algebra, annotate, app, assessment, Cathy Yenca, communication, Desmos, error analysis, formative, homework, iPad, nearpod, review, thatquiz.org
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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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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
Celebrating the 201415 School Year With Animoto
I shared this video with students and parents, with shoutouts 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
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, Animoto, Book Creator, Desmos, Explain Everything, Kahoot!, nearpod, Open Middle, thatquiz.org, thinglink
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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
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged #MTBoS, Algebra, Desmos, DocAS, Explain Everything, Keynote, nearpod, quadratic, thatquiz.org, thinglink, Twitter
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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
Posted in Algebra 1
Tagged Algebra, assessment, Book Creator, Cathy Yenca, iBooks, mathycathy, nearpod, thatquiz.org
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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 edtech the past few weeks to spend QT with family (some days I took a break from just about everything… darn you, … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged ADE, Book Creator, CueThink, Desmos, Explain Everything, Geddit, iPadpalooza, ISTE, Kahoot!, NCSM, NCTM, nearpod, SXSWedu, thatquiz.org, thinglink
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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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#NCSM14 TakeAways
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
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #NCSM14, Dan Meyer, Desmos, iPad, nearpod, technology, thatquiz.org, Twitter
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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
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #NCSM14, assessment, Dan Meyer, Explain Everything, formative, iMovie, nearpod, S'more, Socrative, technology, thatquiz.org
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