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There’s a new librarian in town

The journey began about a year ago.  My principal sent out an email asking if anyone was interested in applying for the librarian job.  I first deleted the email.  I was a  math teacher and liked what I did, for … Continue reading

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Homecoming Week

One of my favorite times of year, Homecoming.  This is when memories are made, the things that students will remember for years to come.  Our week started on Monday.  Our theme this year was Superheroes, each class picked a different … Continue reading

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Summer Research – less direct teaching!

The new school year is just around the corner and I have begun to put together new ideas.  I have been lurking into many wonderful blog posts and now want to take the leap into following math teachers on Twitter. … Continue reading

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Saturday School

At our school Saturday School means you have gotten in trouble but not today! Two of our Algebra teachers and myself arrived at school this morning for a study session to prep for the State Test. And we had a … Continue reading

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State Testing

Two of the most dreaded words.  State Test.  I’m not sure who dreads them more, the students or their teachers.  I understand the need to measure growth of our students but are we accomplishing what is needed to help these … Continue reading

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Warmup Idea #1

Yesterday I taught my class how to solve quadratic equations.  When they entered my classroom today I tried a new approach to my warmups.  The following was written on my board: Solve the following problem using any of the resources … Continue reading

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My First Post!

I have never been good at writing in a journal but thought I would try my hand at this.  If I could get in the habit of writing down class lessons that were successful then I will have a place … Continue reading

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