Two Worlds Collide

Yesterday I presented two sessions at the High Point GAFE Summit at High Point Regional High School in Wantage, NJ. (resources available here)   22 years ago I graduated from High Point Regional High School in Wantage, NJ. Since graduating, I moved to Illinois, taught math for 13 years, coached cross …

The Cavatappi Challenge…Why the people at Desmos are simply the best!

I’ve talked about desmos in the past, but they, and specifically their founder Eli Luberoff (@eloberoff) have simply outdone themselves this time. I like to graph food using Desmos, as you can see from my Food Graphs page above. Food makes for the most incredible array of possible mathematical shapes. …

Today is Now Available

I ordered David Gilmour‘s new album “Rattle That Lock” which is due out September 18th. My wife is a bigger Gilmour fan than I am, but I like his music and we’re lucky enough to have tickets to his April show in Madison Square Garden. iTunes has been releasing singles …

Meet Me At My Best

I play a game on my phone and ipad called Ball Jump. It’s a lot of stressful fun (see video) You pretty much jump from block formation to block formation, as the block formations change shape and orientation right under you. I have a math activity in progress involving this …

Slipping Away

“Anything can turn into a blog post” – Jon Harper @jonharper70bd I was fortunate to be a presenter at the Evolving Educators: Tomorrow’s Classrooms Today conference in Philadelphia yesterday (6/26/15). I talked about chrombebooks and google chrome to a group of exciting educators. The method I used for choosing which …

11 Places To Find Desmos Activities For Your Classroom

We like the number 11 in our house. It’s common in birthdays, lucky numbers, etc… So As you finish the 2014-2015 school year, here are 11 places you can investigate to find lessons and activities for 2015-16. 1. Teacher Desmos: https://teacher.desmos.com/ First and foremost, Desmos itself works do develop high quality …