Category Archives: 9 – 12 Math

Montville Township Public Schools Middle and High School Intro to CCSSM Powerpoint 10-8-12

Powerpoint link: 10-8-12 no videos Montville CCSSM Powerpoint Videos in Powerpoint Presentation: The Mathematics Standards” How They Were Developed and Who Was Involved High School Math Courses Pyramid of Pennies (This link will take you to a spreadsheet of tasks.  … Continue reading

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HS Math Blog: Easing the Hurry Syndrome

I came across a new blog Easing the Hurry Syndrome that you might want to check out. The author is Jennifer Wilson who is a high school math teacher from Mississippi.  This link will take you to her post about … Continue reading

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An open letter to Dan Meyer about his Qualifying Paper

Those of you who read my blog know that I am a fan of Dan Meyer’s 3-Act approach to problem solving.  This past summer, I traveled from Vermont to Palo Alto to attend a workshop that Dan was co-teaching at … Continue reading

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Cindy Brooker’s List of CCSSM Resources for K – 5 Math (and some K – 12)

I subscribe to Darren Burris’ Common Core Online Scoop.It in my ongoing search for good CCSSM resources. He recently posted a link to Cindy Brooker’s learnist Common Core Math Great K – 5 Resource Walk, where she has created an … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past – Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land

Whilst perusing Twitter, I came upon a tweet by William Emeny, who, by the way has a great blog Great Maths Teaching Ideas.  From the spelling of maths, I take it he’s from the UK.  In his tweet, he included … Continue reading

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Common Core Bad Branding + CCSSMath website (Loads of Well-Organized Resources!)

Daily I find more and more resources that can help teachers as they implement the CCSSM.  The sheer quantity of resources can be overwhelming and as I plan for courses and presentations, my problem is not a lack of resources, … Continue reading

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Excellent Math Resources from NASA

I stumbled across an online exchange between Kim Moore and Judith Chaffee on the ETA EdWeb community Implementing Common Core Standards in Mathematics, a blog to which I subscribe.   Kim had introduced Judith to a NASA site, Spacemath and Judith … Continue reading

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How Does the K-8 Publisher’s Criteria for CCSSM Help the Classroom Teacher?

Hot off the presses is the K-8 Publishers’ Criteria for the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, written by the three lead authors of CCSSM:  Phil Daro, Bill McCallum, and Jason Zimba.  According to a post in Bill McCallum’s blog, the … Continue reading

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Phi and Vi Hart – The Best Math Doodler I Know!

I’ve always been a doodler…and I’ve always had a fascination with the Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio, phi.  One of my favorite doodles is the logarithmic spiral.  I have spent many a meeting creating a golden rectangle and continuing … Continue reading

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GeoGebra Central – Applets for Grades 6 – 12

GeoGebra Central has developed many interactive applets that illustrate and practice different math skills and concepts.  Most of the applets are geared towards algebra and above. However, there is at least one that has students practicing plotting points on the Cartesian … Continue reading

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