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#ISTE17 Reflections, Celebrations, and Healthy Kicks-in-the-Pants: Post 1

NOTE: This post will inevitably turn into a paperback if I don’t “chunk” it, so this is post 1 of 4… I think… ūüôā This was my second ISTE Conference, and I’m so glad I had the opportunity to connect … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up Another Year and the Impact of #MTBoS “Celebrities”

The funny thing about teaching kids is that, every year, they show up, still 12-14 years old. It’s easy to forget that, while they show up the SAME age each year, I am indeed an entire year older than I … Continue reading

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Highlights from #NCTMannual San Antonio

Glancing through the NCTM Annual program, I could almost feel my arms and legs being pulled in no less than 4 directions for any given session timeframe. ¬†Respected colleagues in our community shared their expertise and I’m thankful to have … Continue reading

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My Favorites #MTBoS #MtbosBlogsplosion

Happy New Year! This post is already late – whoops! ¬†However, I can’t pass up an opportunity to share about a few of “My Favorites”. ¬†If you haven’t heard, there’s a BlogSPLOSION happening in the Math-Twitter-Blog-O-Sphere (MTBoS) community, and you … Continue reading

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Righteous Anger and Activity Builder: Before-and-After

These days, it’s only natural for teachers to do a web search for an upcoming teaching topic to see if someone out there has already invented that wheel. Many times, that web search results in a wonderful or almost-there resource … Continue reading

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Classroom & Twitter Hodge-Podge

What’s happening? Here are some things I’ve been working on and learning from the #MTBoS and other Twitter Tweeps. ¬†Maybe you can use some of these resources, or perhaps they’ll spark a new idea. 1. Concept of “Playlists” for Differentiation … Continue reading

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Ringing in the New Year – Growth and Grit

For the past week-and-a-half, our district has been preparing for the arrival of a new crew of students, and we’re excited! ¬†In-service trainings have focused on themes of innovation, grit, growth mindset and having a “GVC” (Guaranteed Viable Curriculum). ¬†You … Continue reading

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Desmos Activity “Labs” – Create Your Own Card Sort

Recently, I lived virtually and vicariously through all of the wonderful #MTBoS #TMC16 and #descon16 attendees. ¬†I have so. much. stuff. to sort through, between blog posts, Tweets, Periscopes, Google Docs, and more! ¬†One feature that prompted immediate action for … Continue reading

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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 out-of-town guests partake and present made #iplza16 feel out of this world… or perhaps … Continue reading

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Critter Patterns

Texas¬†Math 8 standards provide students with a firm foundation of linear concepts and slope-intercept form. ¬†Additionally, my Math 8 kiddos just wrapped up a polynomials enrichment unit. ¬†With this in mind, I felt like they had a solid background to … Continue reading

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