Letting Noticing Lead to Wondering

By Steve Wyborney / December 2, 2014

This post is simply my moving squares around using PowerPoint and letting it lead me to wonder about mathematical concepts.  You should watch it and see if it makes you wonder, too.

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Why We Must Wrestle With Content

By Steve Wyborney / November 10, 2014

I was awake at 5:30 this morning.  Maybe you were, too. For me, it was because of a math lesson that was coming up in a few hours:  subtracting negative integers from negative integers.  I wasn’t satisfied.  In fact, I was troubled.  It was bothering me so much that it had awoken me in the…

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The Hundreds Chart Video Tweet: My Learning Risk

By Steve Wyborney / October 26, 2014

I’m on a learning mission.  I am hungry to learn, and I need your help.  Truthfully, we probably all need each other to fuel one another’s passion for learning. When we connect, we ignite. So, I’m taking a risk.  I’m trying something new.  I’m stretching the boundary of what I know to an uncomfortable place where…

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Learning Mission: Can I make an animated blog post?

By Steve Wyborney / October 25, 2014

The entire purpose of this post is to see if I can take one more step on my learning journey:  Can I animate a blog post.  The answer, whether yes or no, is right here:

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#1reflection – What would happen?

By Steve Wyborney / October 25, 2014

#1reflection   This was the first tweet:   “I’m just wondering something… What would happen if educators posted just #1reflection at the end of each day? What effect would that have?”   Consumed by the race, crushed by the rush, and blurring forward into the busyness of life, we strain to prepare, to plan, to…

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Losing the Mustard Bottle

By Steve Wyborney / September 28, 2014

The mustard bottle was only inches away.  It stood on the rolling cart next to the overhead projector. The nearly blinding light from the projector shone through the transparency and was then reflected up onto the screen behind me, the screen that the students were watching intently.  My hand was smeared with blue vis-à-vis ink,…

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Finding Bedrock

By Steve Wyborney / August 24, 2014

Education moves and changes quickly.  It’s changing right now.  We all feel it – and we should, because we care so much about it.  The list of changes is long, and the opinions surrounding those changes is even longer.  When we are the drivers of change it is new, exciting, and illuminated with possibility.  But…

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