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A Graphing Calculator for Less than $1.00!

The PI83 Graphing Calculator is an iPhone app designed to replace the Texas Instruments TI83 graphing calculator. With over 100 math functions, it makes expensive and bulky graphing calculators a thing of the past. One of 10 “Best Apps” from … Continue reading

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Have You “Flipped” Your Math Classroom Today?

Have you “flipped” your math classroom? Students in a flipped classroom (sometimes referred to as reverse instruction) view the “content delivery” / lecture before class. Students and teachers then use their valuable class time to explore and to practice mathematical … Continue reading

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Summer Math Reading

Here are a few recently published, non-traditional books on math. Happy reading! “The Mathematics of Life”: Ian Stewart explains how mathematicians and biologists are working together on some of the most difficult problems the human race has ever tackled — … Continue reading

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A Statistics Poem

  A Contribution to Statistics Out of a hundred people those who always know better — fifty-two   doubting every step — nearly all the rest,   glad to lend a hand if it doesn’t take too long — as … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas!

I am taking a few weeks off for the holidays with my family and a quick post-Christmas family trip to Washington, DC. It’s amazing how many people around the world have visited my blog in the short time it has … Continue reading

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Blooming Butterfly

Here is another great Bloom’s Taxomony graphic: http://blog.learningtoday.com/blog/bid/22740/Bloom-s-Taxonomy-Poster-for-Elementary-Teachers

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Unique Mascots?

This post is a little off the topic of classroom teaching but… A colleague and I (@blairteach) often discuss the mascots of the schools we work with and the image they promote. I would say about 80% of the schools I … Continue reading

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