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Audrey McLaren
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Dot Producting That Makes Mathematical Sense
Note to self for next year when you do dot product: You know how you've tried so many times to get the dot product to make sense to your students, and failed? Well, Future Audrey, this went well. While waiting for kids to arrive: I wrote <3, -4> on the boar...
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Student-Created GeoGebras and Graspable Math
I. Cannot. Wait. Till. Next. Year. When my students will use Graspable Math to work out their formula for the sticky zero in their GeoGebra OMG:
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Reflections on Learn's Self Paced Blended Learning Year One
My last post described the creation stages and final product of our first year in what we called the Self Paced Blended Learning project. This post is our collective reflections on the experience, so when I use "I" or "we", I'm speaking on behalf of the sta...
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LEARN's Self-Paced Blended Learning: Year One
Have you ever put your life's work all in one place and tried to make it coherent and meaningful and beautiful? Me neither, until this year! This post is part one of two posts about an exciting new project at LEARN, where I am lucky enough to work. At LEARN...
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Marrying Student-Created GeoGebras with the GeoGebra Group Environment
I've had my students create function summaries using geogebra before, and I've had them doing activities in our class's GeoGebra Group before, but this week is the first time I've done both at the same time. I'd been hesitant to marry these two things, even...
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First attempt at stations in the live online class
I've been trying to find an alternative to the usual group work, and also, I've long been wanting to try out "stations" in my live, virtual classroom. The trick was how to simulate easy movement, make clear goals at each station so I don't get run ragged, k...
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GeoGebra Group Hug
I've been getting my students to create their own GeoGebra applets for a while now. If you're interested in the big picture of what and why, you might want to read this first . I'm doing the same overall thing this year, but this time, I'm incorporating Geo...
GeoGebra Group Hug
GeoGebra Group Hug
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I Wonder Why I Stopped Blogging?
I know, I know, I'm blogging about why I've stopped blogging, I get the irony. But it's been on my mind. I don't blog anymore, at least not like I used to. I used to compose posts in my head during the week, or even during the day, and spend hours making it...
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Another First in My 30th Year of Teaching
Welcome to the continuing saga of how I, in my 30th year of teaching, am doing things that I should have been doing for all these 30 years. Today's practice that I'm embarrassed to admit I'm only starting to do now is having students present to the class.  ...
Another First in My 30th Year of Teaching
Another First in My 30th Year of Teaching
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