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Tag Archives: iPad
Teamwork and Communication Using Quizlet Live
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
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, assessment, formative, iPad, mathycathy, Quizlet, Quizlet Live, review, technology
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Guest Post – 3Acts: Using Digital Tools to Give Every Student a Voice
Two things I’m passionate about when it comes to technology integration: Giving every student an opportunity (and frankly accountability) to weighin on mathematics we’re learning about and showcase their thinking… even if it’s incorrect at the start (we value those … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, Algebra, anchoring activity, assessment, communication, Dan Meyer, formative, iPad, mathycathy, NCTM, nearpod, problem solving
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Experiencing Transformations Dynamically With Nearpod and Desmos
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
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, assessment, Cathy Yenca, Desmos, error analysis, iPad, Keynote, mathycathy, nearpod, QuickTime, technology
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Match My Line: @Desmos #ActivityBuilder Style
My students “discovered” slopeintercept form in class last Friday through a paperpencil graphing exploration that had just the right frustration level to get them talking, exploring, and revising until they “got it”. While we didn’t have a lot of time … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged #MTBoS, assessment, Desmos, formative, iPad, thinglink
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Gettin’ Into The Groove HodgePodge… Featuring Classkick
I can hear the announcer at our high school’s football game as I type on my iMac here at home. So nice to be getting settled in to a “new” house that is closer in to the city, our schools, … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged app, assessment, Cathy Yenca, ClassKick, Dan Meyer, homework, iPad, mathycathy, nearpod, problem solving, techchef4u, Twitter, Zeal
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FirstTwoWeeks Hodge Podge
Today may be the last day of summer vacation for some. Others of us have already been rocking and rolling for two weeks with a new crew of students. So many ideas and resources have crossed my path that I’m … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, Apollo, app, Atlas Learning, ClassKick, Desmos, iPad, Knowledgehook, PreAlgebra, problem solving, Zeal
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Tech Access Day 1 Needs to Be a Priority
Week one of a new school year – check! If you’re backtoschool with students, I hope your year is off to a fantastic start. This will be year four of 1:1 iPads for my students and me, and I still … Continue reading
Kahoot! GHOST MODE
So, your students are a little squirrelly lately too? 😉 For many of my students, all of the highstakes testing has passed, and sadly that fact brings daily comments like the following: “Can we just not do anything today?” “Are … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged assessment, formative, GHOST MODE, iPad, Kahoot!, mathycathy
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Using Desmos on iPads… for the STAAR Test… Really!
Dear Desmos, (with the help of Casper Focus)… You made a liar out of me. Two short years later, @Desmos “made a liar out of me” 🙂 Watch 24:40 @ HCMS on @livestream: http://t.co/94HuPTkf2A https://t.co/Tct5xhJE1H — Cathy Yenca (@mathycathy) … Continue reading
Using Explain Everything for HandsOn Digital Puzzles
You know, I really like the way that guy Jon Orr thinks. Using nonmathy apps for potentially unintended purposes to engage learners is something I like to do, and I think Mr. Orr has a knack for similar app twists. … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged Algebra, anchoring activity, Explain Everything, iPad
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