Monthly Archives: September 2014

Quick Hits: Razor Blades and Fractions

A potential fractions task because because middle schoolers probably really struggle with the high cost of shaving blades. Not a super complex task, but maybe good for a warm-up? Artifact: Suggested Knows/Need-to-Knows: We know… Dollar shave club sells razors at … Continue reading

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Assessment via audibles: OMAHA! OMAHA!

It’s both the first question and the last one when developing an inquiry-driven classroom, ostensibly featuring significant groupwork: How do you keep individual students accountable while working in groups? While that’s a huge bear of a question that is better … Continue reading

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