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New Website: Mathematically Teaching

I have recently moved my blog to¬†http://mathematicallyteaching.blogspot.ca/. I have included all my past blog posts and I am in the process of ensuring all of the links are working. I have moved from the WordPress to the Blogger method. Mainly … Continue reading

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No Structure Barbie Bungee – Reflection

Over the past 3 days, my Grade 8 class have been working through the popular Barbie Bungee activity. However, as I have shared in my previous post, they did it without any worksheets or guidelines. It was very coincidental that … Continue reading

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Freestyle Barbie Bungee – No Steps Required

After completing day 1 of the infamous Barbie Bungee activity I look on my twitter to see the the following tweet from @ddmeyer: How many different ways can a popular lesson (Barbie Bungee) go wrong? Extremely provocative post from @mathhombre. … Continue reading

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Changing Who Wins – Lessons from The Bully Project

This week I was fortunate to be told that Lee Hirsch, director of the film Bully and The Bully Project social campaign was going to speak at St. Clement’s School¬†as apart of their LincWell program. My motivation to go and … Continue reading

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PD Reflection: Next Steps

After my latest Cohort 21 face to face meeting, I know that my next steps will be to explore the use of Doctopus as an organizational method on Google Drive. I am hoping to use this as a means to … Continue reading

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The Fakebook – Social Media for the classroom

I don’t know if other teachers are the same, but I find myself creating mini-lessons and projects based on found resources for courses that I don’t teach. I’ll come across resources for a history lesson and start to develop a … Continue reading

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And so it begins… Cohort 21 Thoughts and Reflections

Riding my bike away from The York School yesterday, I was mulling over exactly what I had signed up to be a part of for the coming school year. A year long PD involving teachers from every department from schools … Continue reading

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