Category Archives: Using Technology

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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Mary Dooms’ Grade 6 Wiki – Great Resources!

Mary Dooms sent a comment to this blog in response to my July 4th post on GeoGebra Central – Applets for Grades 6 – 12: As an fyi: I have been gathering GeoGebra applets that support the sixth grade common … Continue reading

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15 Great Apps for Educators

I subscribe to the blog Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, which highlights free educational web resources and mobile apps for teachers. On a recent post they highlighted 15 Great Apps for Educators.  

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Refraction Game…from a struggling gamer to almost addicted

Okay, I am SO not a gamer.  I found out about the game Refraction via a blog post from Dan Meyer.  He included a link to the game Refraction. The game is on Kongrigate and has been enjoyed by students … Continue reading

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100th Post Devoted to Twitter Noobz

This is my 100th post to Watsonmath and I figured I should post about something that I know nothing about…yet. First, I learned how to spell newbies in twitter language (noobz)…at least I think that is what it is communicating! … Continue reading

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25 Great Google + Tips for Educators

The more I read about Google+, the more I realize that I have to jump on board and learn how to use it.  I subscribe to the blog Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, which I consider a lifeline to learning … Continue reading

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Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology

Check out this ebook for a discussion on how education has changed due to technology and how that effects what skills educators need.

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Excellent “Real World” Task for Middle and High school Students

Three Stories About the Same Thing,  posted in Dan Meyer’s blog http://blog.mrmeyer.com/ provides  excellent illustrations of how a current, ongoing, “real world” scenario can be used to engage students and increase their mathematical problem solving skills. In the several forms … Continue reading

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