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End of the 2017-18 school year

Another school year in the books. As with each passing year, a lot happened in 2017-18. Bullet points seem appropriate. First and foremost, my adventures with problem-based learning took up most of my mental real estate. That journey deserved its … Continue reading

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PBL v2

So my yearlong experiment with problem-based learning has concluded. After attending Exeter Math Institute last summer, I decided to overthrow my units and use problems as the foundation of how my kids learned each day. Throughout the course of the … Continue reading

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My year in math – 2017

Dan Meyer and a host others inspired me to represent my year in math. Being at a new school and overhauling my teaching had everything to do with my anxiety-filled 2017. New teachers, if you didn’t already have my empathy, … Continue reading

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End of the 2016-17 school year

-2. I always enjoy writing my end of school year post. It’s a great way of wrapping my head around all that has happened during the last ten months. -1. It’s the last day of school – what a difference … Continue reading

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Close of the 2015-16 school year

-1. It’s that time of year again. The last day of school. Time to get decompress, reflect, and wonder where the hell the year went. 0. Last year proved to be eventful, but this year actually doubled up on that. Whew. Another … Continue reading

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