#TMC15 Day 2 – Notes

It is true.  TMC is like drinking from a fire house.  These blogs of TMC15 are really just my own notes of the experience so that I would have a quick reminder of what I found really exciting and also a parking spot for links so I wouldn’t have to go hunt down the links in Twitter.

There is a Wiki with all of the materials …http://twittermathcamp.pbworks.com/w/page/66474056/TMC%20FrontPage

Before we started – It is beautiful


My Favorites

1.  AWESOME – Search blogs of MTBOS teachers


2. Cool Geometric shape coloring book – Patterns of the Universe: A Coloring Adventure in Math and Beauty by Alex Bellos and Edmund Harris

3.  Personal Whiteboards Organized – velcro buttons on the plastic sleeves –

a. EAI education smart pals –

b. Or use shop ticket holders from Amazon,

4.  Give high fives as they walk in (everyday) – Why am I giving a high fives? Because you are doing something awesome – walking in my classroom.

5. 3D Desmos Designs – upload image and have them printed out.

Morning Sessions – DESMOS!

I can’t say until this afternoon what the big announcement is, but ask and you shall receive!

Bank of our Desmos graphs we create – https://sites.google.com/site/desmosbank/

MISC – Cool list of Precalc premade Desmos tools – https://cpm-educational.squarespace.com/pct-etools-videos

Lunch with Timon 

– Tarsia puzzle creator – http://www.mmlsoft.com/index.php/products/tarsia

Afternoon Favorites – 

– Chris Shore – http://mathprojects.com/author/cshorempj/

– Anna Blinstein – Google Classroom

– Desmos -Make your own Activity builder is coming in August 3rd!

Friday Keynote – 

“Math from the heart, not the textbook”

–  Poor at developing a teacher community

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