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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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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

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#NCTMregionals #MTBoS Nashville

My brain is still on overload from the NCTM Regional Conference in Nashville.  I can’t count how many times I engaged with Twitter/blogger faces in 3D whom I’ve respected virtually since I learned about this Twitter/blog thang.  What a thrill to … Continue reading

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Desmos Activity Builder – Not to be Missed!

Has it ever been so simple to create and share interactive math lessons that rock?  The Desmos Activity Builder is inspiring math educators all over to take lesson ideas to new levels.  Head on over to Twitter and search for … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Into The Groove Hodge-Podge… Featuring Classkick

I can hear the announcer at our high school’s football game as I type on my iMac here at home.  So nice to be getting settled in to a “new” house that is closer in to the city, our schools, … Continue reading

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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

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Desmos, Nearpod, ThingLink, and the Kitchen Sink

Often, after folks use versatile digital tools in isolation, the natural progression is to smash them together to create new, unique learning experiences for kids.  This post features several multi-apping resources and ideas that you’re sure to extend and improve…  and when … 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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Twitter Hodge-Podge 2.0

I don’t think I’m the only blogger who’s fallen off of the blog bandwagon lately.  It’s so cliche to talk about how “busy” teachers are, but sheesh… we are!  I am!  And happily so… though blogging becomes the sacrifice at … Continue reading

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