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Classroom Tools

Making Time Makes a Difference

On Columbus Day this past October, the weather in Washington, DC, was breathtakingly perfect. I know this because I was there. Several weeks prior, I had committed to going on a same-day marathon trip with a group of 15 others to visit an array of monuments and museums in Washington. 1,040 more words


Not a Box, Resolution

Happy New Year! Hopefully, you have had some time to relax and are ready to head back to school.  In thinking about the past year I had the chance to reflect on some  of the great things I’ve seen from local educators. 603 more words

Classroom Tools

The Three Act Math Problem

The Three Act format of presenting a math problem is an innovative and unique way to get students interested in a problem before they work on solving it.   198 more words


Grants -- What would I buy?

In one of my education classes, our teacher challenged us to think about what technology we would buy for our classroom if we were given grants of $10,000, $5,000, or $2,500. 345 more words


The Desmos Activity Builder

Desmos is most commonly known as an online graphing calculator application, but it actually is capable of more than just a typical graphing calculator’s functions.  Take, for example, the Activity Builder. 164 more words