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Information binge

So I sat down the other day (as I often do), and thought, “What about exponential and logarithmic functions might a high-school student find interesting?” Yes yes, exponential functions are essential in a number of financial math applications, but figuring … Continue reading

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November slump

I’m in a slump.  Need evidence? Unusual amount of prodding needed to start work — check.  Straggling late students — check.  A student asked me if I’m so good at math, why didn’t I become a engineer or a mathematician, … Continue reading

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keeping up with the habit

While I feel good about my blog-reading habit, my posting habits have been in decline.  In the meantime, I’ve had a number of thoughts that I need to work out.  So let’s make a little list, and maybe we’ll expand … Continue reading

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brain activity

Ah, the busy routine of the school year begins to settle in, and my perceived time for these ramblings diminishes.  But here’s what’s on the brain recently. Mr. Joe Math I’ve managed to keep a class blog going strong for … Continue reading

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first sbg assessment achieved!

My first SBG-styles assessment was last Friday.  I’m happy with my rubric that I talked about a few posts down… it has proved robust in terms of reserving top scores for truly outstanding work, while making the rest of the … Continue reading

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courtyard dreamin

sitting in a courtyard at my alma mater and wanted to jot down a few thoughts. I logged into BetterLesson; they have a nice set-up for uploading and sharing curriculum. I recognized a few names from the few blogs I … Continue reading

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