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International Dot Day 2016

International Dot Day, 2016, falls on September 15-ish.  I never feel like the school year has truly begun until we celebrate Dot Day.

Here are some of my past posts about Dot Day: 109 more words


Project Based Learning in Mathematics

Here are some of the sites which some of my students are working on.

12-13 year olds, working in groups of 4 trying to build a bridge out of cardboard with slot joints and no adhesives, attempting to figure out how tensile and compressive strengths work together in an engineering structure. 196 more words


Six Ways Students Benefit from Technology Integration

As the years go on, technology has continued to become more integrated into people’s daily life, including our education system. The benefits of using technology in the classroom are becoming clear – study after study has proven it to have a positive impact on students. 62 more words

Mobile Learning

Growth Mindset Memes

When I take a look at the stats for this blog lately, I see that my posts about growth mindset are getting more views than usual.   186 more words


Embed a Video From Google Drive

Many of our teachers like to e-mail welcome videos to their incoming students at the beginning of the school year, and some even add the videos to their blogs or school websites.   314 more words