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Dan Meyer Tedtalk: Math class needs a makeover

Isn’t it funny how your viewing choices change with your life choices.  I read more math teacher’s blogs now, geared for middle school math teachers and this guy, Dan Meyer, is one of my favorite teacher bloggers.   37 more words

Lesson Ideas

Who control the world? by James Glattfelder

One of TED talks I looked at recently.  Who control the world? by James Glattfelder

James Glattfelder studies complexity: how an interconnected system — say, a swarm of birds — is more than the sum of its parts. 61 more words


The World of Function Words

You probably have wondered at some point in your life, when listening to a conversation or reading a book, about the differences in the way we speak. 765 more words


“There are thousands and thousands of people out there leading lives of quiet, screaming desperation, where they work long, hard hours at jobs they hate to enable them to buy things they don’t need to impress people they don’t like.” ~ Nigel Marsh [Video]


Education.... Think about it.

I encourage you to think about your education, or those of your children. We don’t live in the same world we once did, and the education system should not be the same as it once was… 142 more words


Robin Williams was one of many comics battling depression

Note: I usually avoid TEDtalks because they tend to be peppered with over-generalizations and oversimplifications presented as facts. In Breel’s talk, he makes two inaccurate statements: 223 more words

In The Media

Kick Off!

Welcome to Ms. Nicola’s class, whether you are a student, family member, or part of our greater community, this blog is a place for you to connect to our classroom and expand on what we are learning and exploring.   48 more words