# Tag Archives: NCTM

## Mathy New Year! Oh Yeah… I Teach Math.

So I’ve been away from the classroom for two-and-a-half weeks. I’ve celebrated the holidays with a house full of guests and friends, and braved Disney World at this most wonderful time of the year (in unseasonably cold temps) so forgive … Continue reading

## ShadowCon Follow-Up: Free Online Courses

I had the honor of sharing about two big ideas that impact teaching and learning in my classroom at the NCTM Annual Conference back in April – formative assessment and technology integration. This pairing can give every student a voice, … Continue reading

## Highlights from #NCTMannual San Antonio

Glancing through the NCTM Annual program, I could almost feel my arms and legs being pulled in no less than 4 directions for any given session timeframe. Respected colleagues in our community shared their expertise and I’m thankful to have … Continue reading

## Desmos Activity “Labs” – Create Your Own Card Sort

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

## iPadpalooza Reflections #iplza16

iPadpalooza: the annual, local conference learning festival that feels like a destination conference learning festival! Though iPadpalooza Austin takes place in Eanes ISD where I teach, having so many out-of-town guests partake and present made #iplza16 feel out of this world… or perhaps … Continue reading

## Guest Post – 3-Acts: 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 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

## Blogarithm Guest Post – Vertical Value: Part 2

Check out this @Desmos shout-out on the MTMS Blog, and how I transformed a “worksheet” into a Rectangles Polygraph activity… and when I used it with students, it didn’t go as planned. If you use this pairs activity, I’m curious … Continue reading

## Blogarithm Guest Post #2 of 4

It’s my pleasure to have the opportunity to share on NCTM’S Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School “Blogarithm” blog! Check out the second post of four using the link below. Thanks to Dr. Clayton Edwards for the opportunity to share! Vertical Value: … Continue reading

## Blogarithm Guest Post #1 of 4

It’s my pleasure to have the opportunity to share on NCTM’S Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School “Blogarithm” blog! Check out the first post of four using the link below. A special thanks to Dr. Clayton Edwards for the opportunity! … Continue reading

## #NCTMregionals #MTBoS Nashville

My brain is still on overload from the NCTM Regional Conference in Nashville. I can’t count how many times I engaged with Twitter/blogger faces in 3D whom I’ve respected virtually since I learned about this Twitter/blog thang. What a thrill to … Continue reading