Monthly Archives: January 2013

More from Sam Shah: Families of Functions, Geogebra, and Art

Sam Shah, in his blog Continuous Everywhere but Differentiable Nowhere, posted a creative GeoGebra activity that uses the sequence command to highlight families of functions in an artistic way. The title of the post is Family of Curves # 2, … Continue reading

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Guest Post Twice Removed: Conics Assignment

Sam Shah posted a guest post in his blog Continuous Everywhere but Differentiable Nowhere. His friend Liz Wolf created a conic sections activity for her Algebra II Honors students.  They took a digital photo of a conic section (circle, ellipse, … Continue reading

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Bay District Schools: CCSSM for Administrators

Panama City Powerpoint for Principals – links but no embedded photos or videos SMP Lesson Alignment Template Penny Pyramid aligned to SMP Good Resources for Rich Tasks Spreadsheet of Dan Meyer 3 Acts Andrew Stadel 3 Acts Spreadsheet Fawn Nguyen’s … Continue reading

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NEK and CVEDC CCSSM HS Functions Presentation

Functions Powerpoint Textbook Definition of Functions Activity Seeing Structure and Developing Rules for Patterns CCSSI_Mathematics_Appendix_A-13 Functions Progression Document

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Losing Myself in the Math Blogosphere

I devote time every day to catching up on posts from my favorite math blogs. Three blogs that I can guarantee that I will always find something to engage my mind and share in my practice are those by Dan … Continue reading

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Marsha Ratzel on Teaching Mathematical Discourse

Education Week Teacher published an article by Grade 8 math teacher Marsha Ratzel entitled The Talking Cure: Teaching Mathematical Discourse.  We know that discourse is essential for students to learn to make sense of and deeply understand the mathematics they … Continue reading

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