# Tag Archives: Math 8

## Template Ideas for Review and Self-Reflection

*taps the mic* Is this thing on? Check one… two… three… *dusts off blog for a biannual post* I hope that 2021 is ending for y’all much BETTER than it started. Though things are more “normal” here in ATX than … Continue reading

## Using Desmos on iPads… for the Math 8 STAAR Test… Take 3

This past week, we completed our third lap of using the iPad app “Desmos Test Mode” on the Math 8 STAAR test (with the option of also using a TI handheld graphing calculator). If you’d like to see what we’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Algebra 1, Pre-Algebra
Tagged Algebra, assessment, calculator, Desmos, Desmos Test Mode, iPad, Math 8, STAAR
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## Using Desmos on iPads… for the Math 8 STAAR Test… Take 2

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

Posted in Algebra 1, Pre-Algebra
Tagged Algebra, assessment, Desmos, Math 8, mathycathy, Pre-Algebra, STAAR
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