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Category Archives: Common Core
Teaching
The article by Elona at https://elonaschreiner.wordpress.com/2015/10/22/theonereasoniquitteaching/ is very well written and could be so many of our stories including mine. The only difference – I had over 30 years of being able to connect and teach without the over use … Continue reading
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My New Favorite Calculus App!
I was a Calculus teacher for years and I was always looking for ways to provide better visualization of concepts for students. I used colored chalk on the chalkboard, handbuilt models, Mathematica, Geometer’s Sketchpad, TI and HP graphing calculators, and … Continue reading
Posted in Calculus, Common Core, Math Modeling, Technology
Tagged calculus, iPad, iPhone, Math, Math Modeling, Mobile App, PreCalculus, technology, transformation, translation, volume
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Delicious Lessons in Calculus
I gave a Calculus workshop. The conference was full of handson math workshops for teachers, mostly from the city of Chicago – amazing teachers! I was asked to give a handson workshop for precalculus/calculus teachers and immediately thought of volume … Continue reading
Posted in Calculus, Common Core, Geometry, Math Education, Math Modeling, SMART Board, Technology
Tagged activities, calculus, crosssections, Food, handson activity, Math, Math Modeling, technology
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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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Academic Honesty in Question
Cheating? Really? Are you positive? Cheating is sometimes a hard call and other times it is not even questionable. Here’s my story: One day I decided once to give my students extra time on an exam the next day because … Continue reading
Posted in Calculus, Common Core, Math Education, Technology
Tagged academic honesty, calculus, cheating, copyright
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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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