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Judy Spicer
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  • Columbus, OH
  • United States
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Judy Spicer replied to Kim Lightle's discussion Final Version of Math Common Core Standards Released
"Well the CCSSM (Common Core State Standards for Mathematics) are here--what is your school/district doing to facilitate their implementation?"
Mar 21, 2012
Judy Spicer replied to Kim Lightle's discussion Bloom's Digital Taxonomy and Math 2.0 Tools in the group Math
"Collaborating, Communicating, and Problem Solving in Mathematics Class Grades 4-9 From the ORC Homepage See About for the ORC 15-point rubric for evaluating resources and a description of the ORC Resource types Browse by Ohio Standards to find…"
Jan 21, 2011
Judy Spicer commented on Kim Lightle's blog post Engineering Barbie?
"Kim, You and MSP2 are definitely out there! Kudos to everyone involved for creating such an engaging and useful resource for teachers everywhere. I never come to MSP2 without finding something of interest! Judy"
Mar 10, 2010
Judy Spicer replied to Ella Rogers's discussion Online math games
"Hi Ella, From mangahigh.com, I noted that it was launched within the last year and the site does not include research data about student achievement with the software. Red flags include presentation and content stressing the goal of improving test…"
Jan 14, 2010
Judy Spicer commented on Judy Spicer's blog post Literacy in Math Class
"Thank you, Mary. The article beautifully highlights several ideas from the webinar, points to other student populations we need to address, and the need for cross-discipline communication. The webinar includes 5 specific strategies that teachers can…"
Oct 5, 2009
Mary Henton commented on Judy Spicer's blog post Literacy in Math Class
"Just read an article this morning in the November 2007 edition of Middle School Journal, entitled, "Teaching Mathematics and English to Second Language Learners Simultaneously." The topic is, perhaps, a subset of "Reading Mathematics…"
Oct 5, 2009
Mary Henton commented on Judy Spicer's blog post Literacy in Math Class
"I've been doing some reading about English language learners and came across an interesting (for me) article in the November 2007 Middle School Journal, entitled, "Teaching Mathematics and English to English Language Learners…"
Oct 5, 2009
Judy Spicer commented on Middle School Portal's group Math
"I agree that lack student engagement is a huge issue in mathematics. The classroom environment can play a role in the amount of student engagement. It is important to establish a classroom environment that is appropriate and supportive in ways that…"
Oct 1, 2009
Judy Spicer commented on Kim Lightle's blog post New e-Newsletter from Illuminations
"Thanks, Kim, for highlighting Bright Ideas. Middle school teachers will definitely want to check out Calculation Nation, a free NCTM game site for middle school students that is designed to support mathematics learning!"
Sep 21, 2009
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Sep 8, 2009
Judy Spicer replied to Leah's discussion fictional literature in math
"In addition to the Ohio Resource Center's Mathematics Bookshelf: http://www.ohiorc.org/for/math/bookshelf/default.aspx, ORC has articles in their online magazine about using literature to support mathematics learning. See The Book of the Month…"
Aug 6, 2009
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About me

Hi, Here is a little bit about the Ohio Resource Center (ORC) where I work. We support best practice teaching in Ohio with a website http://ohiorc.org/. The site features a searchable collection of about 3,000 (peer-reviewed and aligned to Ohio and national content standards) instructional materials for English, mathematics, and science instruction. Staff works with teachers and other professionals to improve pedagogy. Be sure to check out the latest edition of…See More
Feb 27, 2009
Kim Lightle left a comment for Judy Spicer
"Hi Judy - Would you please share something about the Ohio Resource Center with the group? Thanks, Kim"
Feb 24, 2009
Judy Spicer left a comment for Nina
"Hi Nina, Thanks for getting this group started! Judy"
Feb 24, 2009
Judy Spicer is now a member of Middle School Portal
Feb 24, 2009

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Content knowledge, Instructional strategies, Integrating technology, Literacy, Involving parents/caregivers, Standards

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Literacy in Math Class

Do you ever wonder about the reading skills of your students? See the archived version of the Reading Mathematics is Different webinar held on September 30. The webinar focused on the current interest in adolescent literacy and how literacy impacts mathematics education. We examined how mathematics symbols, vocabulary, and content presentation can create roadblocks to students’ mathematics understanding. Go to… Continue

Posted on October 2, 2009 at 4:57pm — 3 Comments

About me

Hi, Here is a little bit about the Ohio Resource Center (ORC) where I work. We support best practice teaching in Ohio with a website http://ohiorc.org/. The site features a searchable collection of about 3,000 (peer-reviewed and aligned to Ohio and national content standards) instructional materials for English, mathematics, and science instruction. Staff works with teachers and other professionals to improve pedagogy. Be sure to check out the latest edition of… Continue

Posted on February 27, 2009 at 11:11am

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At 1:44pm on February 24, 2009, Kim Lightle said…
Hi Judy - Would you please share something about the Ohio Resource Center with the group? Thanks, Kim
 
 
 

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