A Self-Paced Math Unit? Happy snow day! I hope everyone who is off is warm and cozy. I have to admit I’m going a little stir crazy, but it’s giving me a chance to wrap a few things up for school and get some serious knitting done! I have been thinking about how I […]Read more "A Self-Paced Math Unit?!? Say Whaaat?"
Last post, I shared a basic “4 Steps to Getting Started with Google Classroom” document that I will share with my school in the fall as we go 1:1 Chromebooks. Today, I’d like to share a more in-depth tutorial that I created for Google Forms and Sheets! I have been gathering info at the 4C’s […]Read more "Forms and Sheets and Sites…Oh My!"
Happy Monday everyone!
I’m going to start the week off by tooting my own horn just a little bit because I’m overjoyed about how my summer has gone so far. A few accomplishments:Read more "Google Certification, LearnZillion, and Google Classroom Tips"
This week I went to a two day conference in Mt. Vernon, IN called the “Rock the 4C’s,” and it was the best local conference I’ve ever been to! So many great takeaways and the Keynote speaker was amazing! Today, I’d like to share some of the inspiration I got at the conference. Tomorrow, I’d […]Read more "My Takeaways from the 4C’s Conference (Part 1)"
Where did the time go? My last blog post was at the beginning of September, but it feels like yesterday! Between color guard, math team, tech club, meetings, and teaching a new class, this fall semester has flown by! In this blog post, you will find some of the highlights in my classes from fall […]Read more "Mid-Year Update and Some Promising New Developments"
Design is not a streamlined experience. Design is messy. Design has many steps that are all out of order, you do them over and over, and hopefully at the end you get a product that you are proud of. This is something we as a math department have been experiencing since April, and we are […]Read more "And…Liftoff! (Part 2)"
I finally launched 😉 our space math curriculum concept to my classes this week! I’m so excited to start this journey with my students, and I hope it makes my class feel purposeful and connected to the real world. Part 1: I am going to give you a brief version of the overview I gave […]Read more "And…Liftoff! (Part 1)"
I am excited to announce my classroom is finally finished! I have been working most of the summer to space-ify my classroom in honor of our math department’s new space theme for the year! Here’s what my classroom looked like before I changed it. Before After Besides getting 24 desks that matched (score!) I took […]Read more "Countdown to Launch – Part 2 (Classroom Makeover)"
Hello all, sorry I’ve been on hiatus from blogging the past several weeks, but there was a lot of important work happening in that time. Here are a few: I’ve been working long hours finishing up my new LearnZillion lessons, which are getting close to being done! I will share them when they are officially […]Read more "Countdown to Launch – Part 1 (Eclipse Activities)"