Monthly Archives: September 2007

Promise Kept

As promised a while back, the about me is updated. Short twitterish version and a long version for anyone interested. Warning, it is long. Twitter apparently hasn’t helped much in that regard.

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Kids These Days

Kids these days… wasting their time online, wasting their potential, wasting their futures. Right? Nope, not even close. Meet 17 year-old Andy, who, in 48 hours, wrote a working online gradebook application. Teachers can create a class, add students, set … Continue reading

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Not Enough

I’ve survived my first few weeks of teaching – but this is not enough. When talking to people this summer prior to the beginning of school, I jokingly said my goal for year one was, “Do no harm”. This of … Continue reading

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Math Notations Interview, Part I

Last week Dave Marain announced an interview with Lynn Arthur Steen regarding issues in mathematics education. The first portion of the interview (5 of 19 questions) is now available. Interesting reading, although I’m still waiting for information about the Algebra … Continue reading

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Leap, then Look

I began reading edu-blogs for about six months now and began commenting soon after. Although I’ve been thinking about blogging for a while now, the decision to actually start one was rather… impulsive. Finally inspired by a strange combination of … Continue reading

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Carnival of Mathematics XVI

The 16th edition of the CoM is up and running at Learning Computation. Despite previous conversations here and here the carnival has not been split. So, enjoy some math ed, some pure math, and some computer science. The next carnival … Continue reading

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OK, now what?

Well, I’ve created the blog. Am I supposed to do something else now? Aren’t there supposed to be delightful, meaningful conversations? …ten minutes later… Apparently the meaningful conversations take some work. Hopefully some insightful post will soon appear on this … Continue reading

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