Category Archives: Teaching

Experience First, Formalize Later for Algebra 1 Systems

In January 2020, a friend and I were able to go to a StatsMedic Pop-Up Workshop and see the lessons in action. It was a great Saturday. We were able to see the lessons in action, get some of the … Continue reading

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Classroom Calendar

As promised here’s the story/tweak/how-to on my latest creation, my classroom calendar. As always, scroll down to the, “how to,” section if you’d like to cut-to-the-chase. A few years ago, most of the math classrooms at my school were painted … Continue reading

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A Hack for Reflecting on Lessons

This week I stumbled upon a quick way to do a some reflecting on lessons that quick, easy, and I actually use. Want to skip to the hack? Scroll on down. My teaching schedule has me teaching Algebra the first three … Continue reading

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Reminding Myself that Great Teaching is Simple but Not Easy

This past weekend, one of my sons, two of his aides (B is quadriplegic and needs help getting around) and I had an amazing experience: we were able to go and meet over 100 people who B admires and who work … Continue reading

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Deals on Customized Classroom Supplies

I’ve found a few places online that I’ve used to make customized things for my classroom. For example, the magnets I use for my classroom calendar I designed so I didn’t have to rewrite things, could move them around, etc. … Continue reading

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Not Being Alone

Once you get to know me, it will be no secret I love British things. London, Doctor Who, panel shows on the telly, all of it. Anglophile through and through. Upshot is I peruse British newspapers online. This past year I … Continue reading

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Getting Back Into the Habit. Was I Ever There in the First Place?

I’m sure many bloggers are trying to get back into swing of things as we head into the new year. I’ve always wanted to blog but with family and work commitments coupled with what I deem to be a pretty routine … Continue reading

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Seeking Inspiration: Young Teachers

We have two young teachers in our department. Both C and B (pseudomyn seem to be a good idea) are in their second year. It’s been fun to see their passion and work ethic – it’s inspired everyone around them. … Continue reading

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