by admin | Mar 3, 2017 | Google, Math

Teaching Math with Google Apps 50 G Suite Activities Diana Herrington and I have the book “Teaching Math with Google Apps: 50 G Suite Activities” finished. The cover is done and the book should be out very soon! If you follow me at all you know that I...
by admin | Feb 16, 2017 | Math

My Entire Math Book Is DOK 1 I taught High School math for 14 years. In looking back at the curriculum my district used, it was almost entirely DOK 1 and a little DOK 2. In other words, low critical thinking. In response to “when am I ever going to use...
by admin | Jan 24, 2017 | Intermediate, Math

Alice Keelers 892 Quia Math Activities As a math teacher, I typed up ALL my math curriculum into quia.com/web. Evidence that the entire math book and curriculum was pretty much DOK 1. By moving the exact same math problems off of paper and onto Quia I was able to...
by admin | Jan 17, 2017 | Lesson Design, Math

Upgrade the Worksheet from 1900 I recently blogged about a student’s homework assignment that was 36 DOK 1 math problems. I looked up math homework from 1900 and it was pretty much IDENTICAL! So what are some easy things we can do to teach like it is 2017 and...
by admin | Jan 11, 2017 | Lesson Design, Math

Jo Boaler in her book Mathematical Mindsets describes math as “creative and visual.” I have a degree in math, I enjoy doing math problems. What I really enjoy is using my math to creatively solve problems, one of many reasons I have a love affair with...
by admin | Nov 27, 2016 | Intermediate, Math

Type Your Math As a math teacher I was 1:1 almost my entire teaching career. I try to be consistent that even when writing on the board or on paper that I would write out what the math would look like typed linearly. I asked the students to always write the linear...