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Teacher Cloning

May 28, 2019 at 09:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

'I am not enough' is the feeling I used to get everyday after each class and each day's work. I wish I could clone myself and spread myself around the classroom so I can meet the needs of every student. Luckily, an online program named Gauss Academy Webwork came to my rescue. With this tool students work online on challenging problems, get instant feedback, engage in a risk-free yet productive struggle, while, I, the teacher can interact with students meaningfully by conducting discussions at the white board with these students about these problems. I have also been cutting my class sizes in half, so to speak, by setting different groups of students into different zones of productivity. One group would work on video note-taking, while the other would work on Gauss Academy Webwork. I redefined video instruction for my classes. After completing video note-taking, students would show me their notes, answer the inquiries posed in the videos, summarize notes, and then debrief with a classmate. I wouldn't call my video note-taking model "flipping" the classroom, however. I am excited to say that with these two "cloning" tools, I am able to bring face-to-face conversation with students back!

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Webinar ID: 3c43cb97e0ee
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter S. Leigh Nataro
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I am a mother, wife and math teacher. I currently teach at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA and my favorite class to teach is statistics! This is my 27th year of teaching and I am a Desmos fellow and Desmos certified presenter. @mathteacher24 is my twitter handle and I blog at mathteacher24.blogspot.com. I have several tech related videos for stat and TI-NSpire at www.youtube.com/mathteacher24. Feel free to ask me questions about National Board Certification (renewed in 2015). I also enjoy singing, reading and staying fit using workouts from Beachbody (P90X3/TurboFire/21DFX).
Webinar hosting presenter Ranjani Krishnan
Ranjani Krishnan is a Mathematics and Computer Science/Technology teacher at Lincoln High School, Portland, Oregon. She has taught all the way from 6th grade math to first-year college mathematics. Krishnan likes to use the principles of a 'Thinking Classroom' in her teaching practice. While she does not see the use of technology in the classroom as an end in itself, Krishnan likes to use it to inspire students to take ownership of their own learning and to be curious about the origins of mathematical ideas.
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Global Math Department webinar platform hosts Teacher Cloning
We are math teachers who share what we've learned, because we don't want our classes to drain the energy from students. Professional development among friends, not just colleagues. Fun! Immediately useful! Interesting!