Barbie Bungee 2015

Resources at the end. Twelve Days Out In early May, Claire and I were talking about non-traditional math lessons to make her department more interesting. She’s already using Visual Patterns with Algebra students and is pleased with the spike in their reasoning...

Minimum Wage and Immigrants

Both of those topics are uncomfortable to discuss with family or people from work. That’s exactly the reason why we should talk about it. Read all the way to the end. Karena Five  years ago, I taught math and was senior advisor to a group of 114 stinky teens...

Dear New Teachers

Today, a representative from theladders.com emailed me asking if I could promote the site on here with a post for new teachers. Either spambots are getting smarter, or there’s been a sudden spike of interest in the blogs of recovering math teachers turned tech...

Desmaze

Claire Verti, one of my teachers, sent me this blog post today. David Sladkey is using Desmos to complete a maze with his students. Sweet, right? I immediately tackled it and now present to you my completed Desmos Maze. As you can see, I had some fun...