Tag Archives: #MTBoS30

A Few Thoughts

A few questions and thoughts are bouncing around in my head this week. What is computational thinking? How much of what my students are doing can be considered computational thinking? I like this related post from today. Hoping to talk a lot more about this after I’ve gathered more background and practice. Many of our students needed a […]

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Teacher Appreciation

Today I remember my 7th grade home economics teacher Mrs. Quiggle. Marge Quiggle. She was already old when she was my teacher. I didn’t speak a whole lot of English then, but I suppose one does not need to be well versed in the language to sew a sundress or make a baked Alaska. A […]

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The Shoe Sale

(On a side note, I’m not sure what I love more, my left foot or Google Classroom.) This problem is from Peter Liljedahl’s site. The Shoe Sale You decide to take advantage of a buy 2 pair get 1 pair of equal or lesser value for free sale at the local shoe store. The problem is […]

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Hashtag MTBoS30

I’ve written two posts in the last 8 months. Naturally that means I’ll [try to] write 30 posts in the next 30 days. Anne Schwartz @sophgermain is entirely behind this. Hashtag MTBoS30. We, Anne and I, each drive 70+ miles toward each other to catch up on life over a late lunch. Unknowingly we both order the steak […]

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