Blog Recap • February 2015

February was the biggest month on the blog, almost by a factor of two. Here’s a recap of the lessons, posts, and other math-related things that went down.



  1. Learn Desmos. A great place to start if you want to learn more about this free online graphing calculator.

Top Posts

  1. Visual Patterns + Desmos = Amazing! Multi-representational approach to linear functions, with a little Desmos on the side.
  2. “Everybody stand up…” A post about on-your-feet pattern finding.
  3. Visual Patterns… Now What?! Launching from Visual Patterns into other rich tasks.
  4. Task Delivery: Less is More. They’ll never learn to ride if we don’t take the training wheels off at some point.
  5. 10-Second Pause. Adding a bite-size element of reflection into our review.

Other Posts

The rest of the posts from February are available here.


39th Annual Spring Math/Science Conference (CMSEMC) | Invited
Turning Students Into Posers + Solvers
February 7, 2015 • Redwood City, CA

CUE Rock Star Teacher Camp Petaluma | Faculty
February 13-15, 2015 • Petaluma, CA

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