Day 3 – Week of Inspirational Math…Day 4 plan – more youcubed.org and The Federalist Papers

August 6, 2015

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Math 1  Today the students did Youcubed.org’s Week of Inspirational Math (Day 2). The materials are available for free access if you register. The idea (for me) of the day was that there are many ways to organize a number, and finding the magic number symbol (for example: 3) is not always necessary. It is […]

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Day 1 – Madness as expected…youcubed.org for Day 2

August 4, 2015

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I wrote about how I wanted Day 1 to go in my head here. So…how close was reality to the voices in my head? Mostly good. The best plan that worked all day: @GWaddellNVHS’ high fives. My hallmate (the physics teacher was doing it with me) and I got complimented by the brand-new (as in: we […]

Countdown to Day 1

August 2, 2015

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Just in case the first day of school is a madhouse (no way!), I decided to post my plans. Mostly so I can have the illusion of control, because everything is going to go perfectly! Actually, I want to look back to see if what I said I would do actually came true. It’s sort of like […]

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Day 0 – Room Setup

August 1, 2015

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After two teaher workdays, I have my room set up. Students arrive on Monday. This is the view from the middle of my room: I really did take pictures of the rest of the room, but then I managed to delete them off of my phone before I got them to my laptop. But that’s cool; […]

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#TMC15 — Day 1.5

July 24, 2015

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I tried to publish this yesterday. I also tried to kill my iPad after some torture. We are under construction and I am avoiding taking out my laptop because of the dust. So here it is…but with a different ending. Wow. I feel like I was with my tribe today. This is a really great […]

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An example of how my brain works

July 17, 2015

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We are supposed to post a blog by Friday. I hope that means “before the end of the day Friday”, since I wasn’t in the same place as my computer until an hour ago. When we got home from Ocean Beach in San Diego (rough life, I know), I had several packages. One: a class […]

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The Tradition Continues

July 13, 2015

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I’m still sick, and it got more complicated. I hate being sick. But so do most people, and I’ve said it before…and no one wants to hear it. So, in the downtime, I have a story. I am married to a beautiful man with a beautiful mind. He is also an educator, and he is inspired […]

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