# Tag Archives: Socrative

## Using Socrative for… You Guessed it… Socratic Questioning

My Math 8 students have discovered and applied the Pythagorean Theorem. Our next move this week was to address the following standard: 8.7(D) Determine the distance between two points on a coordinate plane using the Pythagorean theorem. “The book”, being … 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

## The Weeks Keep Flying By…

This time of year, I feel like the days just slip through my fingers. So many good things are happening, and yet I haven’t stopped to reflect and post about them. At all! Forgive my drive-by approach at summarizing a … Continue reading

## Curating and Organizing (So You’ll Remember What You Have When You Need It)

Thanks to the #MTBoS and a plethora of digital tools, we have access to a lot of resources. A LOT. And they’re coming at us at lightning speed thanks to Twitter and blogs… often *not* when we’re teaching the concepts … 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

## Free Your Mind… and the Tech May Follow

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

## How do you make student thinking visible?

Want to know what your students are thinking? How do you get that thinking out of their heads in a format that you, as their teacher, can view, analyze, and use for instructional decision-making? Do you keep this “visible thinking” … Continue reading

## Tech Access Day 1 Needs to Be a Priority

Week one of a new school year – check! If you’re back-to-school 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

## 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

## Socrative and Slope-Intercept Form

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