Monthly Archives: July 2013

Seizing the Opportunity for Vertical Alignment

Towards the end of the school year, I jumped at the opportunity to influence the preparation of students who enter my AP Calculus AB course.  In doing so, I helped out two fellow mathematics teachers in my department by creating … Continue reading

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Career Day and My One-slide Presentation

Midway through this past second semester, the parent club at our school held an outstanding career day for our 1500+ high school students.  Volunteers from business, trades, education, government, and a host of other industries and professions staffed twenty or so panels … Continue reading

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Proposal for a Student-driven, Blended Learning based, Common Core aligned Algebra 1 Course

Yesterday, I attended a free workshop offered by Khan Academy (“KA”).  The workshop provided me with the opportunity to check out their latest functionality and soon to be released features, to listen to how a few power-user teachers have integrated … Continue reading

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