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Monthly Archives: August 2010
Geogebra
Week 4 lesson 4 Boat Landing Problem – Classroom/Home Simulator and Build your own Simulator by LFS Problem setting: A man with a boat at point S at sea wants to get to point Q inland. Point S is distance … Continue reading
Types of Assessments
Formative Assessment is part of the instructional process. When incorporated into classroom practice, it provides the information needed to adjust teaching and learning while they are happening. In this sense, formative assessment informs both teachers and students about student understanding … Continue reading
Assessments on Creativity
Assignment 62 1) Student will use create and solve a quadratic equation about something that is meaningful. 2) Graph the quadratic equation in GeoGebra 3) Using your musical ability put together a rap or song that describe the problem and … Continue reading
Mathematician’s Lament
The article A Mathematician’s Lament written by Paul Lockhart was very passionate as he articulated his views on the death of mathematics. Lockhart stated that mathematics is an art that is taught by teachers who are not qualified to do … Continue reading
Course Highlights
What are Jing, blog, GeoGebra, webinar, screencasts, diigo, and wordpress? No silly. I didn’t go to a dance class. It was a Math class. I attended Learning and Assessment in Secondary Math. I started this course expecting to do just … Continue reading
New Vision for Math
Dan Meyers has a vision to take the teachers into the 21st Century and beyond so that we don’t kill the students with boredom. His Presentation on a New Vision for Math was very enlightening. He pointed out that students … Continue reading
Future of Education
Today I attended the Future in Education seminar, The BYU Idaho Learning Model moderated by Steve Hargadon with special guest Kelly Bugener and Dr. Fenton L. Broadhead. This is a University that has its base in the Mormon Church. The University is open to … Continue reading