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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
If you haven’t used Which One Doesn’t Belong? with students, you might be missing out on some pretty awesome dialogue. The idea that there isn’t just one cut-and-dry answer makes justifying one’s choice a safe challenge. Students have been solving … Continue reading
Okay, let’s be clear. I *DO* teach. A lot. But students don’t often know how to articulate that *how* I’m trying to teach may differ, at times, from some of their past math-class experiences. They might not know exactly how … Continue reading
I had a field day with data after assigning several Nearpod lessons using the “homework” feature this week. What’s great about the homework feature is that students can take on the lesson and embedded activities and assessments at their own pace. … Continue reading
The last day of classes before Thanksgiving break, I set up my iPhone in an attempt to record some time-lapse footage in each of my classes. Since middle-schoolers can smell a camera a mile away, there was nothing secretive about … Continue reading
When I learned about Function Carnival from Dan Meyer’s blog last school year, I first tried it with students on a wacky-schedule day during a unit that didn’t connect well to the fabulous Desmos lab. In that first instance, students sought … Continue reading
With new TEKS in tow, my 7th graders taking 8th grade math have been studying proportional and non-proportional linear relationships (wow, right?). The progression has been a refreshing, concept-based study of LOTS of scenarios featuring “constant rates of change” represented in … Continue reading
The element of “play” can be a powerful part of learning. Several weeks ago, my 8th grade algebra students solved radical equations through a Nearpod lesson found here. When I designed this NPP (Nearpod Presentation) I created the “radical dude” character using … Continue reading