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    We need to think differently

    Problem Based Learning. Project Based Learning. Challenge Based Learning. I'm having an existential crisis. Questioning everything I do. Am I and my fellow math teachers still relevant? This week's readings got my head spinning and sent me o
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    The Power of Numbers

    Numbers when combined with images are powerful and can be used to influence change. This is no big secret, which is why so many people use infographics to spread their message. In Grade 9, we call our exponents unit "The Power of Numbers". In add
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    Impact

    BIG IMPACT. small impact. No matter--just make a difference. The world is made better one step at a time, and technology makes it easier for us to reach out. Perhaps you heard of Kevin Curwick, a Minnesota teen, who decided to fight cyber-bullying at
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    Drastic times call for positive measures

    [caption id="attachment_178" align="aligncenter" width="542"] Credit: Stéphane Vermeulin[/caption]   Podcast of this blogpost in French [audio mp3="https://www.coetail.com/svermeulin/files/2016/12/Podcast-coetail-1.mp3"][/audio] &nb
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    Considering my own Digital Footprint

    Every year we talk about how we can keep the students in our Grade 5 classes safe online. We worry that despite being only 10 or 11 at least half of them have Facebook and although I am not a friend of any of my present or former students ( under 18'