• Math

    Passwords

    by  • May 10, 2013 • Math • 0 Comments

    I have posted a bunch of lessons that have an opening prompt, but little direction. Linked to those prompts are scaffolded lessons. The passwords are listed parenthetically on the main menu pages (e.g. Algebra21). This strategy allows teachers to control when (if) students get the scaffolded versions.

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    Great Day at CCSU

    by  • May 9, 2013 • Math • 0 Comments

    A heartfelt thanks to Dan Grenier and the rest of the CTEAA Board for inviting me to speak at the “STEM Initiatives: What’s Working?” conference. I saw fellow educators from many different chapters in the book of my math education history – what fun! It was also great to meet new people and to...

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    Math Anxiety Relief

    by  • May 6, 2013 • Math • 1 Comment

    I met a kindred spirit at the Connecticut Student Innovation Expo on Saturday! His name is Professor Charles¬†Paulsen, he’s a retired mechanical engineer, and he’s just written a book entitled, “Math Anxiety Relief for Nearly¬†Everyone.” I’ve started reading it, and it looks really promising. I’ll report back again, but, in the meantime, check it...

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