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- 1. Introducing.BLOGS IN MATH!!!!
2. What is a blog? A blog is basically a type of website that doesspecial things: Its a personal diary Its updated regularly Its published in a reverse order The most recentitem is first Readers have the possibility to leave comments. You can add links and upload photos or other media. You can search for any of your entries. 3. A sample blog: 4. How can a blog help us in math? We have a written record of our thoughts. We can see our improvement over time. We can share our thoughts with others. We can improve our reading and writing skills. We can be creative and use technology in afun way. We can learn from others mistakes. 5. We will be using kidblog www.kidblog.org 6. Lets get setup! Please get out your laptop Visit the website: www.kidblog.org Well login together:1. In the top right corner, click login2. Type in my e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Scroll down to the bottom to find the link to our class.4. Bookmark the site for future use.5. Click login again6. Find your name in the drop down box7. Enter the password that was given to you8. For future use you only need to select your name and type in your password 7. Blog project 8. Your creationTask: You will give a 3-5 minute presentation:1. Share the layout and look of your blog.2. Present the steps to solve a word problem.3. Talk about what you learned. 9. Project TimelineFrom now on, we will be using our blog every day. Today: Create our first blog entry Week 1 You will be create your own word problems. We will solve them on our blog. Week 2 Various word problem practice. Discussions about good mathematical reasoning Week 3 Presentations 10. Rubric CATEGORY432 1Mathematical Uses complex and Uses effective Some evidence ofLittle evidence ofReasoningrefinedmathematical mathematicalmathematical mathematical reasoningreasoning.reasoning. reasoning.Time-Limit Presentation is 3-5Presentation is 2Presentation is 1 Presentation is less minutes long.minutes long.minutes long. than 1 minuteSteps to solve word Student correctly Student correctlyStudent correctly Most of the stepsproblem states all steps to states most of the states some of the are incorrect or nosolve the wordsteps to solve the steps to solve thesteps are presented.problem.word problem.word problem.There may be one orMany steps aretwo omissions. omitted or incorrect.ConclusionsStudent goes inStudent discusses in Student briefly talks Student does not depth talking aboutsome detail what about what wastalk about what was what was learned was learned andlearned or blog islearned or does not and shares blog with shares blog with incomplete. share blog with the the class. class. class. 11. Any Questions??? 12. Todays Assignment:Answer the following questions:1. What topic in Algebra is my favorite.2. What do I need the most help with in Math?Once you finish, respond to 3 other blogs and giveconstructive criticism. (positive feedback)