Category Archives: Learning

Tiny Tower Project Days 4 & 5

The past two days have been great. On Day 4 the students continued to build their towers. They a coming along quite nicely. I also was introduced to the app 123D Capture, so when they are finished next week, I … Continue reading

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Model Reading for Students

The past couple of days I’ve been tossing around the idea of what to write. What I have been thinking about is why do I read at school? Why would I want to sit in front of my students and … Continue reading

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A Personal Retreat

Yesterday I took the day off from technology. The thought was to be free from 7:00am to 7:00pm. So I took off walking around town and enjoying coffee and to finish a great book. Then around 2:30pm I had a … Continue reading

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What? You Didn’t Know That?!?!?

This morning I was catching up on my Google Reader when I read a post by Pat Hensley. She’s been on a cross country trip and sharing her story along the way. First I read a post of when she … Continue reading

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Making Plans

I recently read a great story called Wood Tape by Scott Nesin. In short, his son had an idea to do something and needed to go to the store. It’s a great adventure of he and his son at the … Continue reading

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Number 100

This is my 100th post. I asked what I should write about and many said to go back and look at my past posts. I went to the first few that I wrote back in November, the middle of the … Continue reading

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When Learning Stops

I want to say that the summer of 2011 is the summer of learning for me. First, as many as you know, I do have a job for the fall. However, it is not in Mathematics, but rather in Science. … Continue reading

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