Category Archives: Math Education

Combining Like Terms w/ Desmos

For the first 3 weeks of the school year, the math coaches are stationed at the District Office.  This being the 3rd and final week, we’re transitioning from the DO to working at our respective sites.  On Monday, I sent out a … Continue reading

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Verso – A Social Media App Built for the Classroom

Within moments of being introduced to the Verso App, I saw a natural connection with English, social studies and science.  I immediately emailed a few colleagues who teach those subjects and with in a week Verso based lessons were planned and … Continue reading

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TMC15: Through the Eyes of an Introvert

Giddy:  Feeling or showing great happiness and joy Giddy:  What I felt carpooling to my first Twitter Math Camp (TMC15) I knew TMC15 was going to be a great experience but, truth be told, being immersed in an environment filled with … Continue reading

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20%Time, Genius Hour and Virtual Communities.

In 2013, I came across an interesting link on my Twitter feed.  The link led to a list of must read books related to education – one of which was Daniel Pink’s, Drive.  I ended up reading the book during … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day – Desmos Style

Growing up in an Irish family outside of Boston, St. Patrick’s day was a special holiday – especially since my dad and his siblings are first generation Irish Americans.  One of our traditions … skipping school on March 17th and spending it together … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Ultimate Pi Day

Pi =3.14159265359… Pi Day: March 14th (3/14) The Ultimate Pi Day:  3/14/15 (A once in a lifetime event) The Ultimate Pi Moment is:  March 14, 2015 at 9:26:53 Countdown to The Ultimate Pi Moment ************************************************************************************ For years, I’ve entertained the … Continue reading

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