Browsing All posts tagged under »MTBOS«

Geogebra! Anybody want to try???

August 27, 2019

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Whereas, right now I don’t have any official projects with deadlines that keep me motivated to keep learning and doing when I’m not helping students, and Whereas, I really REALLY want to know Geogebra better, and Whereas, I work a whole lot better when it’s with other folks, Therefore I hereby invite anybody out there […]

Math Summit ONline

August 1, 2017

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Christina Toldevold is doing what I’ve wanted to happen — a totally amazing online conference / summit with all those people I follow on Twitter — the #MTBOS math twitter blog-o-sphere.   Okay, half of ’em.   (THe other half are really K-2, tho’ I  do want to see the “stuff with number lines” session. […]

Svenstock and #MTBOS

July 28, 2017

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There is this debate on Twitter about the name #MTBOS — “twitter blog o sphere.”      Seems some people think it connotes an exclusive “secret handshake” kind of group.  And oh, you are not worthy if you only tweet. And  one of the “bigwigs” tells us we need to listen to those people and […]

#MTBOS

November 22, 2016

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Yes, distracted by the twittersphere again… a new person I’m following posted a neat little poster listing six strategies for tutoring / studying.   What?  The secrets, revealed???  With videos at http://www.learningscientists.org/videos ?? !.   Use concrete examples to understand abstract ideas (“concrete examples”) 2.   Combine words & visuals (“dual coding”) 3.  Explain & describe […]

Nix the Tricks II

December 31, 2013

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http://www.nixthetricks.com is the site that the twitterfeed led me to last Sept. 9.  Seems I didn’t directly link to it, else the author might have noticed … but as I said in my reply, I’m still figuring out how to get things to ping in the right places, and am confident that as soon as […]