2013-14 Year in Photos

Day 0 - Outfitting the podium with some new accessories.

Day 1 - Ready to receive the masses. Now in HD.

Day 2 - A pile of ropes ready to be rationally tangled.

Day 3 - Mister, what is that? I don't know, but you're losing.

Day 4 - some improvements to notebook organization, shoutout to @algebraniac1

Day 5 - Parent Function matching in Alg II, the first step in my curriculum overhaul.

Day 6 - Beginning the Estimation180 journey.

Day 7 - starting the Desmos training early

Day 8 - uh, thanks for trying netbooks. This is why I never use you.

Day 9 - DonorsChoose iPads have arrived!

Day 10 - forcing a little more organization this year

Day 11 - first steps in graphing piecewise functions

Day 12 - turning our piecewise functions into a poster

Day 13 - a strange visual that resulted from discussing function compositions

Day 14 - Year 3 of my wall being covered in student work perpetually

Day 17 - Alg II taking a break from equations to explain what they've learned so far.

Day 18 - Fiddling with rational functions in desmos.

Day 19 - Finished equation artwork from Alg II.

Day 21 - Graphs of Rational Functions

Day 22 - Trying to encourage notebook value by allowing it on tests.

Day 23 - An opening act for the penny circle.

Day 24 - Setting 100 kids loose on the Penny Circle from Desmos

Day 25 - laying the groundwork for more modeling with Dan's 3ACT.

Day 26 - MERICA

Day 27 - More action shots of notebooks getting used for tests.

Day 29 - Determining the equation of random graphs to help with a modeling activity I have planned.

Day 30 - New groups in Pre Cal, brain teasers as an introduction task.

Day 31 - Project prep, testing the quality of models

Day 32 - Lots of tossing tennis balls at each other.

Day 33 - Putting the pieces together for our models.

Day 34 - Transformation matching in Algebra II.

Day 35 - Spoiler: modeling is inexact.

Day 36 - PSAT begets a bonus probability game.

Day 37 - Defining radians.

Day 38 - Connecting algebra solutions with graphical solutions.

Day 39 - Can you spin a tape measure at 1mph? 

Day 40 - Penny Circle with Algebra II

Day 41 - Unit Circle derivation

Day 42 - Desmos showing us why graphs are useful.

Day 43 - Desmos in use during a test.

Day 44 - Inequalities in Desmos

Day 45 - 600+ pages in a few weeks

Day 46 - Right Triangle Hunting

Day 47 - Triangle Dissection

Day 48 - Finding points that satisfy multiple inequalities

Day 49 - Complex inequality solution regions

Day 50 - More testing with Desmos

Day 51 - The mysteries of focus and directrix

Day 52 - Guessing heights prior to right triangle trig

Day 53 - Celebrity visit

Day 54 - Overlapping Right Triangles

Day 55 - Beginnings of Trig Graphs

Day 56 - Parabola crafts powered by Desmos.

Day 57 - More Trig Graphing

Day 58 - Giant Wall of Graphs

Day 60 - Kids with ambition

Day 61 - Annotating graphs of tangent

Day 62 - Quadratic Formula as the intersection of two graphs.

Day 63 - Generating sin/cos equations to match known pictures.

Day 64 - Ultimate Tic Tac Toe

Day 65 - Tennis Ball Towers

Day 68 - Inverse Trig War returns

Day 69 - Ideas for our Estimation180 project

Day 70 - Inverse Trig War Tournament of Champions

Day 71 - Teach For America borrowed my room and left me candy.

Day 72 - Stupid Points Game is useful for collecting guesses

Day 73 - Time for final reviews

Day 74 - Constructing the Estimation Wall

Day 75 - The completed Estimation Wall

Day 77 - Must be finals time, all the notebooks are gone.

Day 78 - letting a Pre Cal class play with the Estimation Wall

Day 81 - Every group has a TV now

Day 82 - Arbitrary triangles for Law of Sin/Cos

Day 83 - Log War returns

Day 87 - Clever titles are my thing.

Day 89 - One part soccer tournament, one part field trip.

Day 90 - Modeling electrical signals

Day 91 - Graphic solutions to logarithms.

Day 92 - Constructing vector systems.

Day 93 - The full vector system display

Day 95 - I'm inclined to agree

Day 96 - Hotel Snap Day 1

Day 97 - Hotel Snap Day 2

Day 99 - Essential supplies: rulers, protractors, straws.

Day 100 - Raising money for video equipment.

Day 101 - Wandering around 3D space.

Day 102 - Making a mess as usual.

Day 103 - Log and Exponential fact sheets.

Day 105 - 3D coordinate system supplies

Day 106 - Building 3D coordiante systems

Day 108 - A sea of coordinate cubes

Day 109 - 4 days left to fund raise

Day 110 - Any kind of tape you desire

Day 111 - Motivational sayings

Day 112 - 3D coordinate cube hat

Day 113 - another chance gets a crack at spreading fires

Day 114 - She did this spontaneously

Day 115 - Polar Equation puzzles

Day 116 - Weird world of rational functions

Day 117 - Some creative polar art

Day 118 - More Polar Equation puzzle solving

Day 119 - The unfortunate fate of 3D coordinate cubes

Day 120 - Modeling planets with polar equations

Day 121 - Rational Function graphing

Day 122 - Sidewalk Chalk Day!

Day 123 - Finishing our polar solar system

Day 124 - Planets on display

Day 125 - Straw building challenge

Day 126 - Cube hat

Day 127 - Polar conic puzzle solving

Day 128 - High level donors

Day 129 - Unassisted ellipse analysis

Day 130 - Early stages of Algebra Wall

Day 131 - Parabola/Hyperbola analysis

Day 132 - Algebra Wall assembly underway

Day 133 - Movie casting call

Day 134 - Algebra Wall installed

Day 135 - Hotel Snap in Pre-Cal

Day 136 - Can't argue with this

Day 137 - Intro to summations

Day 139 - Calculator projection rig

Day 140 - Intro to infinite sequences

Day 141 - Maximizing Volume

Day 142 - Senior Dress Up Day

Day 145 - Calculus in disguise

Day 146 - Polynomial analysis

Day 147 - Area approximations

Day 148 - Polynomial crafts

Day 149 - Intro to Limits

Day 150 - Approximation crafts

Day 151 - Intense Rational Functions

Day 152 - Collection of Right Hand Sums

Day 154 - Conic matching

Day 155 - Graphical Limits

Day 156 - Ultimate Tic Tac Toe

Day 157 - Apparently it's Prom Season

Day 158 - Movie Season

Day 159 - New Date Gag

Day 160 - Nothing to See Here

Day 161 - It's for a movie, I swear

Day 161 - It's for a movie, I swear

Day 162 - My extensive prop bucket

Day 163 - Hulk's birthday party

Day 165 - Avengers cast photo

Day 166 - Clever Algebra kid is clever

Day 167 - Estimation Finale

Day 168 - Show and Tell

Day 169 - AP Chem Science Day

Day 170 - iPad decommissioning

Day 171 - Calculator consolidation

Day 172 - Preparing for finals

Day 173 - Exemption challenge

Day 174 - Finals dinner table

Day 176 - Packing

Day 178 - Endgame