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Category Archives: Math Education
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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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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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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My Message to Parents about The MYTH of “I’m Bad at Math”
I just read, The Myth of “I’m Bad at Math”: Basic ability in the subject isn’t the product of good genes, but third work. By Miles Kimball and Noah Smith (Oct. 28, 2013) and it brought me back to a newsletter … Continue reading
Twitterverse – You’ve changed my world!
It’s been 1 year since I’ve been actively using Twitter and made it a part of my PLN (Personal Learning Network). Here’s what I’ve done to extend my PLN, keep learning, and start giving back to teachers and the teaching profession … Continue reading
Posted in Math Education, Technology
Tagged Connected Educator, Connected Educator Month, Math, Personal Learning Network, PLN, technology, twitter
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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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