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Andy Schwen
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Math teacher, coach, father, husband
Math teacher, coach, father, husband

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Less clutter and more interesting
Today is an end of the trimester work day. On my to-do list I set aside some time to make my classroom less cluttered with stuff kids don't actually look at and to have more creative visual examples of what we actually do in math class. There is also a shou...

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Live student agenda
A practice I've been doing this year that I've found really helpful for students is updating a live student agenda that is displayed on the board and shared with students. I use the same Google Presentation for an entire unit and just update the first slide...

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Google spreadsheet function machine
As an extension, I challenged some students to make a spreadsheet (with formulas) that would write a function for any linear function values they put into their table. I had a couple of boys excited about the task and it was great to see some of their misco...

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Shifting Times Tables from @nrichmaths
One of my favorite summer finds was the Shifting Times Tables activity on nrichmaths for helping kids to see the connection between proportional and non-proportional sequences in building toward writing linear equations in slope-intercept ( y = m x + b) for...

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Independent and dependent variables with @Desmos classroom card sort
Today we did something cool with the Desmos classroom card sort lab . I wanted students to be able to identify an independent and dependent variable pair relationship and then determine which one was the independent (IV) and dependent (DV) by dragging each ...

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