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Day One – Attitude of Gratitude!

What are the best aspects of being a teacher? #reflectiveteacher@teachthought It is fitting to be challenged this month to find an attitude of gratitude for teaching.  As we are all aware, the teaching profession is being attacked from all sides, … Continue reading

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And the Grammy Winner is…..

Ruben and the 7B swag team!  Probability!!  It all started actually a couple of years ago, 3 to be exact, when some of my students made an instructional video complete with original song parody “It’s raining numbers”.  This school year, 2013-2014, … Continue reading

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Are Barbie’s Legs too long? Understanding Scale Factor

We have been deep into a unit on ratio, rate and proportions. The students have been studying proportions in tables, graphs and equations. One specific application of unit rates is scale factor. I spent a day in class introducing the … Continue reading

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Day 3 of Blogging Challenge!

Day 3        Discuss one “observation” area that you would like to improve on for your teacher evaluation. For the @TeachThought 30 day blogging challenge, (http://bit.ly/1lfur2X), I am asked to respond to the question above. For me, the area … Continue reading

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Technology Integration

As part of the @teachthought, #reflectiveteacher, I am blogging for day two of the 30 day challenge – “Write about one piece of technology that you would like to try this year, and why. You might also write about what … Continue reading

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Our First Google Hangout Meeting

Our First Google Hangout Meeting.

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Goals for a New School Year – Revisited

A year and a half ago, I had set down some goals for the 2012-2013 school year. I thought that now, at the end of the 2013-2014 year, it is time to revisit and revise my goals. Professionally: 1)  Learn … Continue reading

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