Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning: Week 2

First off I want to start with this: I LOVE TEACHING!!!! I have struggled with whether I should keep teaching for some time now or if I should think about a career change.  In personalized learning, I have had more time to connect with students in just one week.  So far the students are loving… Continue reading Personalized Learning: Week 2

Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning: Week 1

Our first week of PL with 2 classes in the same room as come to a close.  We spent the three days that we had together last week getting to know the students and helping the students get to know each other.  Here is a break down of our class sizes: 1st block – 30… Continue reading Personalized Learning: Week 1

Miscellaneous · Personal Reflections

Walk with Me

I have started this post many times, so many times that I have multiple versions.  There is so much on my mind that I want to say and I’m not really sure how to say it.  I’m going to try to get each part down in small pieces to help with clarity, but beware this… Continue reading Walk with Me

classroom culture · Classroom Furniture · Goals · Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning – A new adventure

As we enter into a new calendar year and a new semester I am embarking on a new adventure with another teacher in my room.  Our school is starting to taking personalized learning by the horns and offer more personalized learning classes.  Our ultimate goal is to take personalized learning and use my experience with… Continue reading Personalized Learning – A new adventure

Algebra · Desmos · Uncategorized

Domain & Range – Desmos

As I work on writing posts about my previous Desmos activities I wanted to start with this one here on Domain & Range.  I had been looking for an adaptation to the domain & range finder that we made by hand.  I was unsure of how to use Desmos to create this until I saw Mr.… Continue reading Domain & Range – Desmos

Desmos · Statistics

Card Sort: Sampling Techniques

I have decided to keep track of all of the Desmos activities that I have created and reflect on how they went in my classes.  I also will post about Desmos activities made by Desmos and other awesome teachers! The first activity is my card sort for sampling techniques for my statistics students.  This lesson… Continue reading Card Sort: Sampling Techniques

Growth Mindset · Statistics

Helping Students Take Ownership of Learning

My Prob & Stats students have been working on Venn Diagrams and set notation for the last few days.  After grading their quizzes yesterday it was clear that my students were in different places and there was no common misconception.  I was planning on testing this Friday so that my students could enjoy the long… Continue reading Helping Students Take Ownership of Learning