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Adventures in AI (#5)

And we’re ready to push it out to a larger group! As teaching-life will do, I had a crazy week of work last week (7.5 hours of Parent/Teacher interviews — thanks Zoom!) so it took a while to catch up…

The Death of DeltaMath

Yes, an overly dramatic headline. If you haven’t already tried DeltaMath (www.deltamath.com) it’s a web-based math question site that generates a huge variety of questions based on a template. So, say you want students to practice finding the vertex of…

Desmos Test Mode in Windows

Desmos, the popular online graphing calculator, has a Test Mode that locks the device into just the graphing calculator (Link: ) . The challenge is that it’s only for Chromebooks & iPads. And I use a Windows10 device. So here’s…

File Upload in Microsoft Forms

A nice feature now in Microsoft Forms : File Upload!(Remember that all of Office365 — including Forms and OneNote– are free to teachers & students)This is a great option for both Forms and Quizzes… you can now ask people to…

Teacher as Student in Anonymous Desmos

I thought that everybody did this! But apparently, not. So this was my XKCD 10,000 moment this week.  I happened to tweet the following — and I think it’s my popular tweet of all time.  And as you can see, I…

How do you know you’re right?

So I’m only on the 2nd class of the year in my Grade 10 Math course so far.  We start late, and we only see them for 3 hours a week, so yes, we move a little slow.I had set…

Differentiation of Product

Now, as a math teacher, “differentiation of product” means something completely different… but for this purpose it means — don’t expect every student to respond to your request for evidence of understanding with the same learning artefact.This is well stolen…