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Mar 23

Parenting, math, and the Growth Mindset

https://www.youcubed.org/handout-for-parents/

Mar 18

Evidence Based Teaching Strategies

Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies http://www.evidencebasedteaching.org.au/evidence-based-teaching-strategies/

Feb 17

Calculus Foldable online

The Calculus Foldable is on SlideShare http://www.slideshare.net/DrOlsen314/calculus-foldable Thank you to Kyle for helping take all the pictures!

Feb 12

Websites to Review – each pick one

List of Websites to Review (Math 304) [Evaluation forms at the bottom.] Versal – https://versal.com/ Site for flipping the classroom and online learning. (new) NCTM – http://www.nctm.org/ focus on what’s free. Comment on what is for members. Mathematics Assessment Project (“MARS-MAP”) – http://map.mathshell.org/ from both sides of the pond. Geometry Common Core – http://www.geometrycommoncore.com/ Engage …

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Feb 11

Preparation for the Math Content Test (Illinois 115)

Go to Math 304 Resources Page and scroll to the bottom. Click the link. Included is a list of other states with similar exams.

Feb 04

Quadrant D Learning

The Rigor/Relevance Framework. See the SlideShare at http://www.slideshare.net/NancyW1354/bump-it-up-to-quadrant-d-social-studies See also https://appyadventuresandteaching.wordpress.com/category/bill-daggett/ (Click graphic)

Jan 09

3 Things Students Want to Hear

   http://www.edutopia.org/blog/students-desire-to-hear-from-teachers-lori-desautels?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

Dec 10

Top 20 list of Technology Tools

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/making-makerspace-top-20-technologies-tools-kevin-jarrett?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow+ This is a nice list of tech tools schools need.  Nice variety. Includes LEGO, RasberryPi, aprons, and more.

Sep 19

I want math to be realistic and meaningful

realistic: I take this from Flickr from CU-Boulder and Freudenthal Institute US hosted the Fifth Realistic Mathematics Education conference, or RME5, in September of 2015.  https://www.flickr.com/photos/downclimb/sets/72157656469778994/  Realistic: imaginable, realizable, not just “real-world” Meaningful: significant, relevant, important, consequential, telling, material, valid, worthwhile (antonyms: inconsequential) 1. having a serious, important, or useful quality or purpose. “making our …

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Aug 12

Motivating the Unmotivated

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/motivating-unmotivated-chelsea-dale?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpc