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Tag Archives: Perserverance
A Guest Teacher’s Challenge
INSPIRATION My last post, Multiplying Fractions: A Desmos Area Model, blended conversations from the same lesson run in two different classrooms. Although the lesson flowed similarly in both rooms, there was one student who viewed the presented problems differently. Gabe … Continue reading
Posted in building relationships, desmos, Uncategorized
Tagged education, equivalent fractions, fractions, math, Perserverance, SMP#1
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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
Posted in 20%time, 20time, genius hour, livebinders, Math Education, Perserverance
Tagged 20time, education, genius hour, livebinders, Perserverance
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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
Posted in math, mathematics, Perserverance
Tagged Communicating, math, math education, Perserverance, Pythagorean Theorem, SMP#1, Student Thinking
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