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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
For the first time in history… (too strong?)… my Algebra 1 students excitedly embraced the opportunity to use Desmos Test Mode *AND* TI graphing calculators during their End-of-Course STAAR test this past week. In years prior, TI handheld graphing calculators … Continue reading
My colleague Gary Raygor happened to post a photo online, showing his students having a blast in his classroom, working in teams, arms flailing with… joy or regret…I couldn’t quite tell. But what anyone could clearly see is that his … Continue reading
Last year, our district pioneered using the Desmos Test Mode iOS app on STAAR (state) tests. You can read about that here. For the 2015-16 school year, we knew that the Texas Education Agency updated its calculator policy to extend the … Continue reading
Two things I’m passionate about when it comes to technology integration: Giving every student an opportunity (and frankly accountability) to weigh-in on mathematics we’re learning about and showcase their thinking… even if it’s incorrect at the start (we value those … Continue reading
My Math 8 students started exploring patterns for various transformations in the coordinate plane this week. Such a visual and potentially dynamic topic calls for visual and dynamic lesson presentation (ahem… not a static worksheet). The winning combination this week … Continue reading
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
Want to know what your students are thinking? How do you get that thinking out of their heads in a format that you, as their teacher, can view, analyze, and use for instructional decision-making? Do you keep this “visible thinking” … Continue reading