Category Archives: Math

Annotating Images with Smart Notebook

Each year Peter Papulis asks his geometry students to apply abstract knowledge of proportions, similarity, and ratios to their own experience – through manipulating images in Smart Notebook. Students take snapshots of one another next to prominent places around school, … Continue reading

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Performance Assessment via Google Maps

As we approach the end of the first semester, and middle school students begin looking towards a new trimester, performance assessments are on the minds of many. How can we know what students really understand? If your content has any … Continue reading

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Collaborative Writing with Google Docs

Last month, Teresa America and Annie Wayland, social studies teachers at West High, tried something a bit different with their digital story project.  They have been frustrated by the typical downfalls of a digital group project: lack of accountability, off-task … Continue reading

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Bringing Works of Art into the Classroom

At the beginning of February, Google launched a new tool called the Google Art Project. Using their mapping interface, they have created a space where anyone can navigate virtually though museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery … Continue reading

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