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Storytelling in my classroom

This year I am teaching Algebra II and AP Statistics, and I have been given the opportunity to be a team leader for the Algebra II teachers.  So far I have felt worthless… The Pre-AP teachers are much more experienced … Continue reading

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When a teacher becomes an artist

I was recently reading a book about productivity, and I happened upon two quotes that have really stuck with me: The single most important change you can make in your working habits is to switch to creative work first, reactive … Continue reading

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Using 4 Pics 1 Word for math vocabulary

My students and I are hooked on a new mobile game called 4 Pics 1 Word.  It is a simple concept: Four pictures are displayed that all represent a certain word.  Sometimes the connection is obvious (gum, yellow, ball), while … Continue reading

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Changes in linear graph exploration

I take so many great activities from math teacher blogs.  I know I need to start giving back.  Here is my first attempt: This last summer I had a chance to work with Algebra I remediation for the end of … Continue reading

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Writing My Own Job Description

My first year of high school teaching was at a small private school.  At the end of that first year, my wife and I decided that it was time for her to start graduate school.  As a result, I left … Continue reading

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