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Hi, I’m Mandi. I’m a high school math teacher, technology nerd, learning junkie, and author of Make Math Not Suck. I hope you find inspiration and ideas to make your classroom the best for your students.
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Recent Blog Posts
It’s been a while since I grabbed my soapbox and megaphone and shared some thoughts. I’ve had some time to think and reflect over this past year, and really all my years of teaching, and I have realized that we have created point-gobbling monsters instead of individuals wanting to gain knowledge to solve problems and… Continue reading Focus on Thinking
Have you ever handed out playing cards at the door to sort your students into groups and then watch as students switch cards to make sure they are in the same group? No? Well maybe it’s just me but it happened often. To fix this problem, a long time ago (like 10 or 11 years)… Continue reading Collaborative Group Sorting Cards
This was my 20th year of teaching. It was the most challenging year of teaching. I was not my best! I tried to be my best but I wasn’t. I ended the year with all my students by giving them a positive message, telling them how much they had grown, because they had, and how… Continue reading End of Year Reflection