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Thom H Gibson
Attended Texas State University–San Marcos
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Started a plan to reflect at the end of each week this year.  Here's week 2 if you're interested :)  I discuss classroom economies, pre-assessments, successful and not-so-successful first lessons, robotics, losing 17 lbs, and more :)

Week 2 - Let The Learning Begin

http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cW
I'm finishing up my second week of classes.  For the most part they went well! CLASSROOM ECONOMY Students turned in their applications and I'm in the process of assigning positions.  Students picke...
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Started a plan to reflect at the end of each week this year.  Here's week 2 if you're interested :)  I discuss classroom economies, pre-assessments, successful and not-so-successful first lessons, robotics, losing 17 lbs, and more :)

Week 2 - Let The Learning Begin

http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cW
I'm finishing up my second week of classes.  For the most part they went well! CLASSROOM ECONOMY Students turned in their applications and I'm in the process of assigning positions.  Students picke...
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Important, please read, especially when it comes to pre-assessment! They really get the chance to show what they know and learning will be based on previous experience which is so important. I would really encourage this in all subjects. Remember, pre-assessments are perfect ways to get formative assessment evidence too.

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Inquiry-based lesson on Arithmetic Properties for my Pre-Algebra students.

http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cI
Below is a slide show I plan on using for my lesson on properties (commutative, associative, identity, and inverse) for my 7th grade Pre-Algebra class.  They will answer a couple questions, I'll ha...
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Thom H Gibson

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Inquiry-based lesson on Arithmetic Properties for my Pre-Algebra students.

http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cI
Below is a slide show I plan on using for my lesson on properties (commutative, associative, identity, and inverse) for my 7th grade Pre-Algebra class.  They will answer a couple questions, I'll ha...
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Thom H Gibson

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A review of NCTM's Principles To Actions:
http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cz
Currently making my way through the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) publication Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success For All.  It's pretty much a how-to for teach...
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How to use assessments to promote learning, not just as a record of what was not learned (using Blogger & Google Forms)

Assessing FOR Learning vs Assessing OF Learning.
http://wp.me/p3LdGY-ct
Recently read an article from EDge titled ‘Assessment For Learning.’ The biggest push of the article was that assessment is most often used as a measure of what has been learned at the end of a uni...
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Started a plan to reflect on my teaching at the end of each week this year.  Here's week 2 if you're interested :)  I discuss classroom economies, pre-assessments, successful and not-so-successful first lessons, robotics, losing 17 lbs, and more :)

Week 2 - Let The Learning Begin

http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cW
I'm finishing up my second week of classes.  For the most part they went well! CLASSROOM ECONOMY Students turned in their applications and I'm in the process of assigning positions.  Students picke...
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Started a plan to reflect at the end of each week this year.  Here's week 2 if you're interested :)  I discuss classroom economies, pre-assessments, successful and not-so-successful first lessons, robotics, losing 17 lbs, and more :)

Week 2 - Let The Learning Begin

http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cW
I'm finishing up my second week of classes.  For the most part they went well! CLASSROOM ECONOMY Students turned in their applications and I'm in the process of assigning positions.  Students picke...
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Thom H Gibson

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Inquiry-based lesson on Arithmetic Properties for my Pre-Algebra students.

http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cI
Below is a slide show I plan on using for my lesson on properties (commutative, associative, identity, and inverse) for my 7th grade Pre-Algebra class.  They will answer a couple questions, I'll ha...
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oh.  here it is.  this post caused me to go look up another "commutative property" post from another blog.  then i couldn't find this one.  g+ sure is annoying.  https://researchinpractice.wordpress.com/2015/08/14/some-work-im-proud-of-dont-sleep-on-the-divergents/
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A review of NCTM's Principles To Actions:
http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cz
Currently making my way through the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) publication Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success For All.  It's pretty much a how-to for teach...
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A review of the NCTM's 'Principles To Actions'
http://wp.me/p3LdGY-cz
Currently making my way through the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) publication Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success For All.  It's pretty much a how-to for teach...
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How to use assessments to promote learning, not just as a record of what was not learned (using Blogger & Google Forms)

Assessing FOR Learning vs Assessing OF Learning.
http://wp.me/p3LdGY-ct
Recently read an article from EDge titled ‘Assessment For Learning.’ The biggest push of the article was that assessment is most often used as a measure of what has been learned at the end of a uni...
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