Randeen Simonsen

Randeen is a 3rd grade teacher from Saskatchewan, Canada who's currently overseas teaching at an International School. She's been teaching for 10 years and always looks for new and exciting ways to incorporate technology into her students' lives. Randeen loves that her classroom community can share their thoughts, passion and writing safely with those in their world.

Student Blogs for Math Communication

Student Blogs for Math Communication

For most of my teaching career there has been a focus on math communication. Both verbal and written communication is something I’ve worked at incorporating daily into my students’ math program. Having students express thoughts, ideas, write their own problems and share how they completed tasks/solved problems, etc. can show a lot about a student’s mathematical understanding.

For most of my teaching career there has been a focus on math communication. Both verbal and written communication is something I’ve worked at incorporating daily into my students’ math program. Having students express thoughts, ideas, write their own problems and share how they completed tasks/solved problems, etc. can show a lot about a student’s mathematical understanding.... read more

Blogging? Why?

Blogging? Why?

You’re blogging?!
Doesn’t that take up too much time?!
I don’t have time for that.
It’d be too hard to get my students to learn to blog.

You’re blogging?! Doesn't that take up too much time?! I don’t have time for that. It’d be too hard to get my students to learn to blog.... read more