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SelfChecking = Brilliance!
Copies of the answer key are at the front of the room. When you are finished with your test, come up and mark your work. Please leave your pencil at your desk and use one of the green pens. Circle … Continue reading
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Wish Granted!
“IPEVO Wishpool: Your wish just came true.” Oh, how I loved seeing that message in my email! Those words were wonderful validation, an affirmation of my teaching and pedagogy. During a Global Math Department webinar a number of weeks ago, … Continue reading
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Math = Pencils = Brilliance!
Materials for Class: 2 sharpened pencils…All work must be done in pencil. That’s what my classroom expectations state. Yet, it is rare that all of my students meet these expectations. My morning would be incomplete without the unmistakable sound of … Continue reading