Monthly Archives: October 2013

Giving graphingstories.com a Go!

Living vicariously through my student teacher, Lauren, we came upon the “Interpreting Graphs” lesson in Algebra, and I suggested that she give graphingstories.com a go. Today, each class period had a brief discussion about the general usefulness of graphs, and … Continue reading

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Algebraic Proportions Relay Race (Thanks Fawn!)

I saw the “relay race” strategy idea from Fawn Nguyen  as she uses it to pre-assess students’ understanding of applying the correct Order of Operations.  I mentioned the strategy to my student-teacher, Lauren, and asked her if she thought it might … Continue reading

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QR-Codes and Classroom Prizes – Fun, Novel, and Free!

A wacky schedule is looming, and not every class will meet this Wednesday.  My clever student-teacher, Lauren, has decided to use the class periods we *will* meet with to design a little extra practice a-la Bingo games. Today over lunch, … Continue reading

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Student <---> Teacher

I love hosting/mentoring a student-teacher.  This is the first time I’ve invited a student-teacher to my classroom at the start of a school year (versus having one in the spring semester) and I have to admit, I was unsure of … Continue reading

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