Dot Art: An easy and inexpensive art activity

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As I returned to work after an extended leave, I found my students were working on an art project that was quite amazing.  My students were exceptionally engaged and they exhibited pride in creating their own masterpieces.  I thank Mr. Anthony Natalino (a fantastic co-worker) for implementing this activity. Dot art entails creating a design […]

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Don’t be upset by the results you didn’t get with the work you didn’t do {FREE POSTER!}

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Hello and welcome to another edition of Words to Live by Wednesdays! This week’s {FREE} poster is a all about accountability. Often, students complain about the outcome of tests, feedback from projects, and marks received on report cards.  Sometimes, the complaints are substantiated, but more often than not, these students are upset they did not […]

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Guest Post: Producing Engaging Lesson Plans via Social Media Trends by Albert Roberts

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Hello readers! We have a special guest post by Albert Roberts that we thought you might like! Our students are always on social media, so why not use social media in the classroom for educational purposes?  Read on to find out how! What are some of the ways in which we can make use of […]

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What Does a Good Mathematician Do? A Seven Poster Set!

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After the success of our six poster set “What Does a Good Scientist Do?”, we created a corresponding math poster set! This bright and colorful seven poster set helps teachers introduce math process skills to their students. The following math process skills are included: problem solving, reasoning and proving, selecting tools and strategies, reflecting, connecting, […]

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The Tuesday 12: 12 Essential Resources for Math Teachers to Read

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Welcome to another addition of The Tuesday 12! Since Lisa, Elita, and I will be working on a TLLP math project this year, we will be using our blog to review useful resources, the progression of our project, challenges to overcome, and successes we achieve. The following list of resources is on my summer reading […]

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Words to Live by Wednesday: Mother Teresa

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Hello everyone! I hope that you’re enjoying your summer break! In preparation for all the classroom redecorating we will all soon be doing (I know I’m already drawing plans and making notes!), here’s a poster for your classroom that has a truly inspirational message.  A colleague of mine always has this quote displayed in her […]

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