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Category Archives: Algebra
Tellagami – Think of the Possibilities….
While on Twitter I recently learned about the Tellagami App and immediately I started thinking about how much fun it would be for students while allowing them to create ways to share their learning. Formative and summative assessments might just … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Calculus, Common Core, Geometry, Technology
Tagged art, assessment, Language Arts, Math, Mathematics, Mobile App, Music, Science, Social Studies, technology
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Real Math + Students = Engagement
Students always ask, “When are we ever going to use math?” They often say, “I don’t need math for the job I want.” As teachers, we know that almost all jobs use math. This assignment helped my students realize that math was everywhere and … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Calculus, Common Core, Geometry, Math Education, Technology
Tagged applications, Real math, video, videos
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Read a Test to Students without Saying a Word!
I’ve always thought there would be some very cool educational applications for QR codes. I’ve make QR scavenger hunts that are fun for students while being great learning activities. There is an example of a Quadrilateral Properties Scavenger Hunt Activity … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Common Core, Math Education, Technology
Tagged assessment, efficiency, learning, lesson, Math, Special Needs Students, technology
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What’s Math Got to do with it? – Video/Writing Assignment
Students always ask, “What jobs use math?” “When are we ever going to use math?” We know that the answer is almost all of them. However, when I started teaching, it became more important to have examples to share with students. As … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Calculus, Common Core, Geometry, Technology
Tagged Algebra, career, careers, geometry, Internet, Math, Real world, student work, technology, video, writing
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Solve this: 1/2+1/4+1/8+1/16+1/32+…=? and more with a piece of paper!
Students love to be able to solve hard problems (contrary to popular beliefs) and as a visual/handson learner, I loved this problem and the handson way of solving it. Many of my students have taken this problem home to challenge … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Common Core, Geometry
Tagged Algebra, calculus, fractions, geometric series, limits, Math, Math Modeling, paper folding, paper tearing, series, technology
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Inexpensive & Versatile Whiteboards
As a classroom teacher, learning was always most important and time often was the enemy. Passing things out and gathering them back at the end of class was too timeconsuming, even if it only takes a couple of minutes. It … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Common Core, Geometry, Math Education, Math Modeling, Uncategorized
Tagged file folders, graphing, inexpensive whiteboards, student work, whiteboards
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A Sweet Treat for your HS Math Class
A basic premise of science is that much of the physical world can be described mathematically and that many physical phenomena are predictable. This was part of the scientific revolution that took place in Europe during the late 1500’s. So, … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Common Core, Math Education, Math Modeling, Technology
Tagged Algebra, Math Modeling
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