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Tag Archives: Math
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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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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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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Origami + Math + Mobiles
So exactly how do origami and math relate to each other? The connection with geometry is clear and yet multifaceted; a folded model is both a piece of art and a geometric figure. Just unfold it and take a … Continue reading