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Tag Archives: Communicating
Collaborative Group Roles – How I Became a Fan
As the title suggests, I was not always a fan of group roles. I didn’t buy into the concept and often thought, I can see it working for other teachers but not for me. I’ve changed my tune. Here’s my … Continue reading
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
Posted in math, Math Education, Pi, Pi Day, Scavenger Hunt
Tagged Communicating, education, math, math education, Pi, Pi Day, Scavenger Hunt
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PRACTICING PERSEVERANCE
SMP #1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. On a weekend walk with colleague, Amy Marquis, we got into a conversation about perseverance. She had been sharing conversations her 8th grade AVID students had regarding the topic of personal … Continue reading
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Tagged Communicating, math, math education, Perserverance, Pythagorean Theorem, SMP#1, Student Thinking
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Race Day (Part 3): The Results: Involving Inverse & Direct Variation Graphs
Here it is, the 3rd and final installment of Race Day. Training is over. The race has come and gone. Celebrations have ended. All that’s left is the analysis…. Before: 13.1 = xy … Continue reading
My Introduction Welcome and thank you for checking out my blog! I’m the type of person who gets an idea and rolls … Continue reading