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Jan 18 2011

Snapshot 1.18

Today’s lesson was not my best. It’s the first lesson in 2011 that has pretty much flopped, though, so I’m not too broken up about it. When my lessons flopped before, I could see it coming—I knew I’d planned it too hurriedly or carelessly, or I knew there was something involved that the kids wouldn’t…

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Jan 07 2011

Take Away

This afternoon, I had two goals for my hungry student: 1) find missing lengths of right triangles and 2) find various areas of composite figures. We were working on the latter, and came across an interesting problem; instead of being given the triangle’s lengths, you were given other measurements that could lead you to deduce…

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Nov 22 2010

Day this what to fight evebody

I’ve had the opportunity over the past couple of days to hear my students’ voices more honestly than ever before. Here’s a sampling of responses to: “write comments that you feel like the staff on this campus need to be aware of in order to improve the climate on this campus.” – stay on top…

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