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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

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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

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Assessments on Creativity

Assignment 6-2 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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