Author Archives: mrpseris

Cup Stacking

This was AWESOME! It was my first of the Team Building Tuesdays in Room 1090. It went so well with the students. We got to talk about being the members of the body of Christ while working in a group … Continue reading

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PBL and Math Class

The Director of Innovative Teaching and Learning Director at my school sent me a Twitter message the other day about PBL and math. His honest question got me thinking and writing, and although I started using the response box on … Continue reading

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And I am going back…

And we shall see how this goes…I am excited. As I have been pondering this whole situation, it occurs to me that there are about as many ways to run a class as there are classes to be run…wait, I … Continue reading

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Why I ditched the flip…and why I might go back

For the better part of 3 years, I curated online curriculum for the subjects of Geometry, Prealgebra, 7th Grade math, Trigonometry and Statistics. Videos, Note Guides, a website, all-in dedication to the flip. I checked student notes each night, did … Continue reading

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Checkers

I am writing this to satiate my desire to document my ideas…though I never do. It goes by the wayside far to easily and I wish I had a more complete record of my attempts to bridge the gaps between … Continue reading

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#MTBoS

I love Twitter for Education. I ┬álove the MTBoS. I love the ideas (I mainly gather others ideas than scatter my own), I love the banter and the great collaboration (again, I am a consumer, not a producer). But…I hate … Continue reading

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Should I have used Instagram?

So, I gave this project called the “Find-a-gon” project for my geometry classes. They were supposed to go out and find polygons that fit into certain categories. It is a multi-part project that we will use for the rest of … Continue reading

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Current Grades

Whose problem is it if my electronic grade book is not up to date? I mean that to say, if I do not put in the grades that students rightfully earn in a “timely fashion” is it wrong for their … Continue reading

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What a great looking worksheet!

I love the look and feel of a well organized worksheet. A box for every answer, appropriately scaffolded, increasingly complex problems that culminate to the “word problem” section. As a math teacher, this is like a zen experience. But as … Continue reading

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Summer

It is still summer. For 1.5 more days. I am savoring it, believe me. With our son that came in May and all of the hours that we have been able to spend with him, it is going to be … Continue reading

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