Monthly Archives: July 2010

“math ed connoisseur”

  I visited the site of Connections. The lesson plan I looked at was for algebra. The plan was very detailed. It gave instructions as to how teachers could utilize the lesson to meet various students’ ability. The problem showed relevance … Continue reading

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Wolfram/Alpha Solver

I have used Wolfram/Alpha to solve a system of linear equations. It is an excellent tool for mathematics, actually for all subjects. Knowing that there is such a tool around is tremendous. Not only, does Wolfram/Alpha give the answer for … Continue reading

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Pro’s and Con’s of Bloom’s Taxonomy

Bloom’s Taxonomy – Can It Survive the 21st Century Finding a source to support Bloom’s taxonomy for learning was very easy. Most areas of learning supported Benjamin Bloom’s classification system. The article by the University of North Carolina http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/4719 talked about how … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Multiple Representation

It was very exciting for me to be behind the scene of Wikipedia. I have used Wikipedia several times to find  information. I just never thought in-depth as to who wrote the pages and from where the information was coming. This … Continue reading

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Percentages

The problem I looked at dealt with percentages. The person needed to know how to solve the problem when more than one part is missing. It is easy to solve a problem when you have all the necessary information.  The most … Continue reading

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Arts Connected Interdisciplinary

I joined the Arts Connected Education as a means of connecting Math with Art. I realized that as a teacher learning is never over. Consequently, it is my responsibility to learn as much as I can about everything. This is … Continue reading

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Math Concepts

Multiple representations are a necessity in order for some students to comprehend subject matter in Mathematics. I sense that students using technology to connect Math is a very good idea. Many students find Math hard or boring. These same students … Continue reading

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