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Jeny Potier
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For the love of maths- determined to get students excited about the beauty of maths, becoming a better teacher is my challenge.
For the love of maths- determined to get students excited about the beauty of maths, becoming a better teacher is my challenge.

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On Curiosity and Wonderment
Australian of the Year awards:
Biomolecular scientist Alan Mackay-Sim receives 2017 honour. So here we are again, the beginning of another school year
in Australia.   A brand-new set of
students, each with their own strengths, attitudes, and degrees of self...

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Two of My Favourites - 2016 in Review
Favourite Number One:  Clearing up Misconceptions This is an excerpt from a post I wrote earlier this year.  The tool I used is called 'My Favourite No".  I found that with less confident students, using "My Favourite No" on a regular basis both cleared up ...

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Just published my new blog post - constructive feedback is always appreciated.

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Why Collaboration is So Important!
It's hard being a teacher.   We all know how hard we work, and the myth that our 'holidays' means time off, only does us a disservice. A friend of mine recently shared with me her frustration with teaching: When I first started teaching  there would be at l...

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PROOF: What Do You See? How do You Know?
It was a great week.  As a teacher, you know that you have had a great week when one of your 14 yr old students starts a class discussion like this: Mrs P, will you be my maths teacher forever?  I've always hated math, but with you I not only seem to like i...

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I love this video as an introduction to deductive proof for my year 8 students.

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Instructional Strategies: The best and the Worst from Last Week
Each week, I like to reflect on what I think was the best and worst instructional strategy that I used, but also why I used it. Start with the Bad - Textbook Work I never really thought I’d say this, but here goes:  thank goodness for textbooks. I believe a...

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Desmos Learning: The Inscribed Hexagon
Making connections with  Desmos …..The Inscribed Hexagon I get so excited when other educators share their learning experiences on @desmos with me via @MtBos or other blogs!  It motivates me, excites me, and the first thing I want to do is suss it out mysel...
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