this if great paper--- many optionsthe grids are not too dark so it is easy to see the pencil marks for my students who complain...but I have not graph paper I added this to my websiteunder seasonal…Continue
This is a program for the TI 83/84 + Solving Triangle: Area / Angles / SidesThis program will generate areas and missing sides and angles Name = Triangle : Menu ("WHICH CASE?”,”AAS”,1,”ASA”,2, …Continue
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Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
Good book with some interesting potential applications for testing.
I was thinking of applying this to what we do immediately before we give a test.
How does that "set up" (if we do any)- impact our students to do their best.
BLINK is a fast read. It gives the science behind why Gibb's gut works on NCIS.
Does anyone have a ritual to get their students in a good frame of mind to test well.
There are pilot programs going on. We will probably be seeing more of these in the future. I found this example on line Clearwater, Florida is trading in textbooks for kindles. The economics make sense.
This echos my own opinion
by NCTM President J. Michael Shaughnessy
NCTM Summing Up, February 2011
For some time I have been concerned about the mathematics that we are teaching our K–12 students and whether it will prepare them for the problems and…