Tag Archives: projects

Moderating external projects

For the past three years, I’ve been an official IB Assistant Examiner.  This means that each May (or November, but I usually don’t sign up for the November sessions, too busy), I get sent a whole bunch of external exams or projects, and I have to grade the assignments.  The money isn’t great, it’s a […]

Using Google Docs when teaching mathematics

Google has a lot of cool tools they have been working on recently, and I enjoy trying them out.  Once in a while they come up with a tool you can use in your classroom right away. One of the tools we are using in my classroom right now is Google Docs.  This is an […]

Helping students produce effective high quality projects

As secondary mathematics becomes more and more about how you find the solution to a problem and less about what the correct answer is to a problem, it becomes easier to justify assessing students using a project. One immediate advantage of doing projects in high school mathematics is that students learn valuable job related skills, […]