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Tag Archives: iMovie
Transformations and “Animations”
Several weeks back, Kyle Pearce posted this idea on Twitter: Trying the idea of “Quick Question Solution” videos as a resource for students. Long videos don’t work. Thoughts? http://t.co/A8Nx4cfIjc — Kyle Pearce (@MathletePearce) January 16, 2015 Funny. I’d been … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged formative, iMovie, iPad, Keynote, Magic Move, mathycathy, nearpod, Silent Solution, Silent Solutions
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TimeLapse
The last day of classes before Thanksgiving break, I set up my iPhone in an attempt to record some timelapse footage in each of my classes. Since middleschoolers can smell a camera a mile away, there was nothing secretive about … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged assessment, error analysis, homework, iMovie, nearpod, PreAlgebra, review
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What to do with only one iPad…?
My mathy friend Eric Milou recently asked me to help a middle school math teacher he knew because she only has access to one iPad in her classroom and isn’t sure how to best use it. Additionally, she has access … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged annotate, app, DocAS, Explain Everything, iMovie, iPad, Keynote, PDF
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Book Creator and Advocacy: A Summer eBook Project About Food Allergies
I’m going to prominently wear my “mom hat” for this post. My son has severe food allergies. In a day and age where this is more prevalent than ever (unfortunately) I’ve found the best way to protect those who have … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged advocacy, Book Creator, eBook, Food Allergies, iBooks, ImageChef, iMovie, iPad, Skitch, YouTube
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S’more Time! Who is in the Driver’s Seat? #NCSM14
Three of my colleagues and I had the pleasure of presenting at the #NCSM14 conference in New Orleans this week. Our chat was during the last session timeframe… on the last day of NCSM… and our talk was alphabetically last … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #NCSM14, assessment, Dan Meyer, Explain Everything, formative, iMovie, nearpod, S'more, Socrative, technology, thatquiz.org
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Math PSAs: A Mental Break from Testing
After 4 hours of testing, I decided to provide my afternoon math classes with an opportunity to decompress. Our mental brainbreak took a detour from the scopeandsequence toward an impromptu miniproject: Creating a “Math PSA”. I suggested several topics to … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, iMovie, iPad, PicCollage, PreAlgebra, project
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Move Over Harlem Shake… It’s Quadratic Formula Time
I love teaching mathematics, but I have to tell you… teachers of other subjects seem to be able to use iPads to make a lot more “fun” and “creative” projects than I have ventured to try for Algebra and PreAlgebra … Continue reading