Monthly Archives: November 2007


This is what I saw when I came home today:   I’m sure someone else will have some inspirational post telling us how they used this hour to play with their kids, go for a walk, meditate, write a novel, … Continue reading

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A Percent by Any Other Name

I don’t like assigning grades. I tell my students that I don’t “give” them grades, but that they “earn” them. However it is still one of my least favorite parts of being a teacher. I don’t mind assessing their work … Continue reading

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Dy/Dan Comes to Class

In my freshman IMP 1 classes the past few days, we’ve been creating and interpreting graphs. We haven’t formally talked about slope yet, as for right now, we’re going for a more intuitive approach. I want them to understand slope … Continue reading

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Asian Carnival

Via Asia, Zac brings us the 20th Carnival of Mathematics. Thus he has numbered the entries using Chinese & Devanagari (Hindi) characters (and here I thought that was “equals plus”). Lots of nice stuff included. The carnival led me to … Continue reading

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