NCTM Richmond and a “Good Questions” update

Today was a super exciting day for me?  Why you ask?…. I’m in the midst of mathematical geek-dom! Yep… you guessed it I’m at a Regional NCTM conference that is basically in my Virginia backyard. When I was looking into the various presentations I came across this gem: Wait… what? That sounds familiar doesn’t it?  Yep!  Linda Gojak THE Linda Gojak from “Good Questions for Math Teaching” and “What’s Your Math Problem?”  (remember our book study from this summer and the one the summer before that?!) Here are a few pieces of wisdom from her presentation: Loved the entire presentation!!  Was
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Getting to know MissMathDork’s Relays!

The majority of the questions I receive on a daily basis are about my relays.  Most of the information I have is scattered between various blog posts, so I thought I would pull all of that information together into one post for each storage and reference!  If you need an engaging math activity in a flash… the math content relays are quick to prep and simple to use.  Did I mention the kids LOVE them and will keep asking for more relays?  If you want something a bit more versatile, or the math content doesn’t quite work for you, you’ll
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Math IS Real Life- November 2014 Edition: Painting Party Profits?!

It’s the first Wednesday of November which means it’s time for our monthly linky – Math IS Real Life!! If you want to see how the linky works, or just want other real world math ideas, check out our Pinterest Board of all the posts so that you can look back and find some great ideas and REAL pictures to use in your classroom! If you are linking up, please include the below picture AND a link back to all four of our blogs – feel free to use the 2nd image and the links listed below! #MiRL  A monthly
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