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Category Archives: Ideas
Maths Project #1
Maths Project #1 This is the first maths project. The objective is to create a situation where students can explore rates, proportions, variability, how values depend on other values that change over time, and anything else I might not have … Continue reading
Vocabulary Test
Write a word problem that uses a Divisor, a Dividend, and a Quotient. Identify each of them, describe each of them and describe the relationship that each has with the other two. Would you rather be a Predator or a … Continue reading
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Fraction Multiplication
I had a small epiphany in my kitchen this afternoon, cutting copy paper into eversmaller strips. I didn’t like the EveryDayMath “jumping” thing and I don’t want to just hand over the algorithm. What does it mean when we say, … Continue reading
#BestYearEver
After two weeks in a field geology class, one week at the Peabody Essex Museum Teacher Institute, and two days at a “Science Writing & The Common Core” seminar, I am now turning my attention to preparing for the upcoming … Continue reading
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How to get a job at Google
http://nyti.ms/1eh1z02 How can I reflect the implications of this article in my teaching? In the course materials I select? In the ways that I enable learning? In the ways that I motivate my students? In the ways that I assess … Continue reading
The Violent, Mysterious Dynamics of Star Formation  DiscoverMagazine.com
The Violent, Mysterious Dynamics of Star Formation  DiscoverMagazine.com.
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‘LessonCasts’: Flipped PD for Teachers
‘LessonCasts’: Flipped PD for Teachers.
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