Category Archives: Professional Development

Building Number Sense with Clothesline Activities

One of the many great take-aways from the recent Professional Development day in October was an activity that begins with a clothesline (thanks to Estimation180 and Andrew Stadel). ┬áStudents are shown an image or given a question and asked to … Continue reading

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BCAMT Northwest Conference – October 2015

On October 22nd-24th, over 1200 math teachers got together in Whistler, B.C. to share ideas and get inspired… so before I forget all the wonderful moments, I thought I should write a few down and share! ┬áThere were far too … Continue reading

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Northwest Math Conference 2015 – Standards Based Grading Session Handouts and Summary #nwmc15 #sbl

On October 23rd, 2015 I got the chance to share what Standards Based Grading looks like in a mathematics classroom! ┬áStandards based grading is an assessment philosophy that encourages a growth mindset by using a continuum of learning rubric rather … Continue reading

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