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EduTecher

I just attended the EduTecher info. session presented by Adam Bellow. The sessions talked about http://www.edutecher.net, which is a website that contains a vast amount of web tools and resources for both teachers and students. Great site–although I haven’t visited … Continue reading

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Highlights and low-points of ED526b

I really enjoyed taking this class for one main reason–I was able to learn a lot about tech tools that will help me in my own teaching–so I’d say that that was the highlight of the class for me. Specifically, … Continue reading

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Lesson from Algebra 1 text–does it follow Bloom’s Taxonomy?

I really enjoyed this task. As a teacher, it is important that I understand Bloom’s Taxonomy. Why? So that student’s can take on an increasing level of the cognitive load as the lesson progresses. Let’s take a look at one … Continue reading

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Response to “Gas Station without Pumps”

After reading Keith Devlin’s rant on thinking vs. remembering, I found an interesting blog entitled Gas station without pumps which I found on another class member’s blog. Below is my reply: I agree that the best pedagogy begins with a good … Continue reading

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Getting creative with the Pythagorean Theorem!

I’m having some diff.s linking this, but before you get started here check out the Pythagorean T-shirt at Zazzle.com with the two legs and the hippo. Classic! I struggle with how productive asking students to perform the three tasks mentioned … Continue reading

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Student Tasks for each of Bloom’s levels

Below is a list of sample tasks that could be used to measure a student’s comprehension of Bloom’s Taxonomy and a short explanation of assessment that could be used: Knowledge: SWBAT find the mode, mean, median, and range for a set … Continue reading

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Student Task focused on Data Visualization–“Scatter Plot Basketball”

Please find an example of a student task focused on data visualization entitled “Scatter Plot Basketball” at the following link: http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/3620.html. I thought this was a great lesson for showing students how to use scatter plots. The lesson asks students … Continue reading

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