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Why we’re better together (crosspost)

*This post was originally published on the Teacher Voices blog at mathforamerica.org. It was co-authored by myself and the awesome Courtney Ginsberg. Teaching is the most complex job in the world. We shape the future. We motivate students, deal with ever-changing … Continue reading

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Day in the Life: Algebra 2 Regents Exam (Post #12)

I’ve decided to chronicle this school year through my blog. It’s part of Tina Cardone’s Day in the Life book project. This is the twelfth post in the series. 5:15am | Up and adam. I brew some coffee and head outside to sit and … Continue reading

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Why do you even teach, bro? (guest post)

Note: Last week, a Spanish teacher at my school and I were sitting around talking before freshman orientation. He’s super passionate about teaching. I learn something new every time he and I have the chance to talk. Anyways, while speaking with him … Continue reading

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PD with Dan, modeling with mathematics

With the help of the NYCDOE, this past Wednesday was the third of three workshops that I’ve attended with Dan Meyer this school year. I’ve written about the first two, so why not cap off the trilogy? Read more here and here. In an … Continue reading

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Day in the Life: May 24, 2017 (Post #11)

I’ve decided to chronicle this school year through my blog. It’s part of Tina Cardone’s Day in the Life book project. This is the eleventh post in the series. 5:45am | I wake up. Boy, I’m tired. After staying up late to watch game 4 in … Continue reading

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