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How to Use Handwriting in Google Documents

Earlier this week John Stevens tipped me off to using g(Math) to add handwritten responses to Google Forms. This morning John sent me a direct …

Is math discovered or invented? - Jeff Dekofsky

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How You Can Help<p>Algebraic concepts lay the foundation for more advanced classes in science, technology, engineering, and math. When students …

Common Core

I made the geomonsters 4 pages of this. They won't say thank you. http://t.co/DjwafA8u29

9 Ways to Provide Choice in Your Classroom

A kid in a candy store is fascinated by all the choices.<p>It’s been nearly three years since I blogged about student choice in the classroom. I’ve had …

ThatQuiz

How to Record Your iPhone Screen in OS X Yosemite

The ability to record an iPhone or iPad screen has long been available, but it required some work to get it going, such as jailbreak-only apps or …

OS X

The 4-Part Math Lesson | Unpacking an Effective Math Lesson

Unpacking an Effective Mathematics Lesson<p>When it comes to teaching mathematics, we often hear about effective strategies that could be useful during …

Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools

“We’ve got this, it’s easy,” they said. “Can we move on?”<p>I looked at the other students and asked, “Do you have this?”<p>They nodded their heads …

Education Technology

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State ed board tweaks Common Core. Will critics be satisfied?

In an effort to preserve the Common Core State Standards in Georgia and appease critics, the state Board of Education approved changes today that …

Education

Flipping with Kirch: Designing a Flipped Learning Environment - Webinar Archive

I had a great time presenting with Sophia.org on Tuesday for a webinar about the shifts in a flipped classroom and how to design a flipped learning …

Copyright Lesson Plans: Copyright 101 Video Lesson

Listen: Classroom Noises That Can Distract Students

It’s easy to understand why learning may suffer when the teacher’s voice has to compete with a passing 747, but emerging research suggests that …

Low-Level Classroom Noise Distracts, Experts Say

Decisions reveal tricky balancing act<p>It’s easy to understand why learning may suffer when the teacher’s voice has to compete with a passing 747, but …

Google Launches Google Classroom Mobile Apps

Just a few hours ago Google announced the launch of Google Classroom mobile apps for students. The new Google Classroom iOS and Android apps enable …

Visualizing the Interior Angle Sum Of A Triangle | Geometric Relationships

We Like Those Stinkin’ Badges!

I was sick one day this week and instead of laying in bed binge watching Netflix I spent a good chunk of the day reading blogs on assessment.<p>For the …

PARCC Updates - The Life Cycle of a Test Item

<b>Did You Know: Why Are There Two Parts to the Test?</b><p>The PARCC tests are designed to reflect what students must know each year as they build toward the …

Match My Line

Develop your students’ graphing abilities with this multi-day series of linear function challenges:<p>Lesson Notes<p>This series of “match my graph” …

Teaching

The grading system our kids deserve...

I'm proud to say that my school district has been making great strides in regard to grading beliefs and grading practices. In particular, our HS and …

Teaching

How to Use Doctopus and Goobric to Grade Google Classroom Assignments

On Sunday afternoon I had one of the "rabbit holes of the Internet" adventures that has me jumping from one link to another. It started by reading …

Party Snack Recap | Happy New Year

Do you need to carry a snack or finger food to a New Year’s party or maybe a football-watching get-together? I gathered some of my favorites for your …

Homemade

How to Embed Your Remind (101) Text Messages Into Your Blogger Blog

Remind (formerly known as Remind 101) is a great tool to use to reach students and their parents via text messages. But not all parents and not all …

Baked Beef & Bean Chimichangas - a much healthier version that still tastes great! Recipe: http://bit.ly/1B9VFwN

Seven Web-based Tools for Delivering Flipped Lessons

This fall there will be teachers trying the flipped classroom approach to lessons for the first time. In the right setting the flipped classroom …

Frozen Herb Starters

Fresh herbs are one of my favorite things about having a home garden, but they’re also one of the hardest things for me to keep up with. They need …