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We'll it's official, we just completed our Second Annual Math Fair!  I couldn't be more proud.  Many of you who have been following me for a while know that I did a Math Fair with my students last year.  It has truly been the highlight...

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Recently I heard about the website GoNoodle.  We know that sometimes class can lull or we need to just break up our day, and what better way to do that then with a "brain break".  Because of that I have fallen in love with GoNoodle,...

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I love teaching and have had fun making these great projects and doing these amazing things with kids.  But in all the hustle and bustle in the name of "learning" sometimes I forget that there is so much learning that happens when we allow kids...

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The past few weeks we’ve been gearing up to take our Spring Math Benchmark.  Being in a classroom that doesn’t use class time to teach test formatted questions and being that I refuse to do worksheets, I had to figure out some way to review...

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When I was in High School I ran for Student Council.  Both my freshman and sophomore year I ran and got elected to be a representative.  My mom helped me with my campaign.  She came up with all my slogans.  One slogan that she came...

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This week I got to spend some time at the annual TCEA Conference.  TCEA is the Texas Computer Education Association, the largest technology conference in the nation outside of ISTE.  This was my 6th year that I've had the to opportunity to attend and it's...

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I'm a teacher.  I teach my students math.  But I also feel it's my job to teach them so much more than that.  In the past year I've had to pleasure of interacting with and being inspired by Angela Maiers, Steve Mesler, Josh Sweeney, and...

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So recently I learned about this great free app called 30 Hands.  Essentially what it does is that it allows you to import images into the app and then the kids can annotate over the images and record themselves speaking.It's very intuitive and easy to...

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