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### Pattern Talks

I was blown away by my grade 9 class today. They have been so insightful and brave when sharing their strategies when solving problems!!! On

I’ve been reading Dan’s posts for a while now and this is one series that has stuck with me…..  “You Can Always Add. You Can’t

### Using the Internet to create Proportion Problems

We used this image today to create our own proportion problems. Shown here is how much data is generated at each company after 1 minute.

### My first Lesson with Pear Deck

Today we gave PearDeck a try. It was awesome….. so far here are the best features: When I asked students to: “Place a moveable dot on

### Modelling in Clash of Clans

Does the cost of wait time in the game Clash of Clans follow a linear, quadratic, exponential, or other model?

### To edTech or Not?

To edTech or not??? This was my lesson today where I used some technology…. In our Volume of Cylinders & Prisms grade 9 applied lesson

### The Need for Speed!

Here was our lesson today on Instantaneous rates of change/slope of a tangent line Yesterday we completed the awesome Desmos activity Function Carnival!! Some students were

### Guess Who!!!

One of my kids’ favourite game is Guess Who…..remember this one?   You remember it! I wanted my students to practice recognizing characteristics of polynomials

### Math is Like…. [first day]

Teaching mathematics is a journey that presents its own set of challenges and rewards. One activity that I have incorporated into every semester since I

### Minnie’s Juice Cup [3actMath]

How many juice boxes will it take to fill Minnie’s Cup! Use Volume of prisms and cylinders.

### 2014 Pictures

This morning I read a blog post from Jonathan Claydon on 180 blog posts. I’ve learned lots of class/math ideas this year from reading 180 blogs

### Commit & Crumple!

Saw this activity in a book I picked up at the NCTM conference a few years back (Philadelphia). This book has been great for engaging