Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy ThingLinksGiving

If you haven’t heard, ThingLink is offering FREE premium access to teachers who sign up through the end of December 2013! Here is a link to join! I haven’t begun to take advantage of the “premium” features yet, but I … Continue reading

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A Message to 21st-Century Pre-Service Middle School Math Teachers

This is an amazing time to be an educator.  If you’re truly of the “lifelong-learning” philosophy, you know that access to resources, professional development, and information in general has made a huge shift.  Technology is a key player in this … Continue reading

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Intro to Intercepts

When planning lessons with my student teacher, Lauren, there has been a common theme lately.  Rather than bore students with too much direct instruction, aim to create the need for the mathematics we want them to learn. Today, for instance, … Continue reading

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