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A Podcast on Twitter & #MtBos

  A while back I received an email from Josh Greesonbach, one of our district’s Instructional Technology Integrators, asking if I would be interested in helping with a Podcast on using Twitter.  Our district is fairly large with over 60 … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two In-services

August is a time for professional development in our district.  Sessions are held almost daily, with topics such as technology integration, working in a collaborative teaching environment, first aid/CPR training, and content specific training (ie. TI-Nspire training for math teachers).  I … Continue reading

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EOC Review – Grouping strategy

Most of the activities in this review unit involve group work, and obviously, there are many ways to do this.  Often in class I allow students to choose their own partners, and frequently this works really well as students tend … Continue reading

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Treading water…barely

During my first year of teaching, a colleague told me the first year was all about keeping your head above water.  Year two, you make notes about what went well, and make modifications to things that didn’t.  Hang in there … Continue reading

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Eggs in the Basket Review Game

With Easter fast approaching I was looking for a fun game to review for our upcoming Exponents test.  I took Math Tales from the Spring’s fabulous Ghosts in the Graveyard game that I’ve talked about before and modified it for Easter and … Continue reading

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Organizational gems in the junk drawer of math class

Organization is the bane of my existence some weeks.  Those are the weeks that by Friday, I have looked through the SAME stack of papers a dozen times looking for an obscure piece of paper with some important morsel of scribbled … Continue reading

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