In Math Class: To Write is Right

“A picture says a thousand words” is a well-known statement and for the most part, true. Pictures can be interpreted in many ways.  Emojis, bitmojis, gifs, memes, snaps – they are all digital, pictorial expressions.  They are pictures that represent, or “say,” words. So, if our world is saturated with pictures, then where are all […]

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Book Review: A Slice of Pi

If you love math, you’ll love A Slice of Pi – All The Math You Forgot To Remember From School  by Liz Strachan.  It’s a great little reference book full of short vignettes and explanations on different historical references, famous theorems and proofs, and interesting explanations.  Strachan discusses topics that include: Fibonacci, Euclid, Binary Numbers, the […]

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Going GAFE

Another school year is about to start, and this year I will once again be implementing a blended learning environment. I’ve always used a variety of resources to enhance my students’ learning, and this year won’t be an exception. My Google Site is updated, and after an “unplugged” summer away working as a Division Leader […]

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Don’t Steal The Struggle

I came across an interesting article from thecornerstoneforteachers.com entitled: “8 Ways Teachers Can Talk Less And Get Kids Talking More.”  It discusses various tips and techniques teachers can use in order to talk less in their classrooms, hopefully freeing up time for students to do more talking and reflecting. The first tip is particularly striking. […]

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