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This is a good paper describing the use and characteristics of rich problems. http://math.sfsu.edu/hsu/papers/HsuKyshResek-RichProblems.pdf (The teaching method here is Teaching With Tasks.) Has 3 examples of rich problems First is rich and fairly basic and doable. Second is excellent. #differenceofsquares … Continue reading
Check out http://mentalfloss.com/article/94297/hidden-figures-coming-classrooms Free download of a curriculum based on the movie Hidden Figures.
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Good Article: Silicon Valley teacher: Don’t confuse educational technology that helps kids learn — and doesn’t https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/03/01/silicon-valley-teacher-dont-confuse-educational-technology-that-helps-kids-learn-and-doesnt/?utm_term=.f42cdd0ff493
Here are the websites of students in Math 304 at WIU in Spring 2017 https://msrochasite.wordpress.com/ https://wsmath304.wordpress.com/ http://willismath.blogspot.com/ http://hindalsufi.weebly.com/ https://rbetzhome.wordpress.com/ These contain many ideas for how to make learning math meaningful our students. More will be added as the semester progresses. … Continue reading
My top 3 sites for creating free websites are WordPress, Blogger, and Weebly. I have a fairly big section on my Teacher Resources page titled: Web Page Development, Internet Stuff, Computer Hints, Graphics, Music, & Software ‘n Fonts Check it … Continue reading
Here is the Website Evaluation Form (.docx): WEB SITE EVALUATION Form
The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics gives scholarships each year. We have had WIU math majors will the scholarship. Apply! http://www.ictm.org/ictm-scholarships
Welcome I welcome the spring 2017 Math 304 students. I look forward to working with you. Three Websites for This Course We use three websites for this course This one – has announcements and links. WesternOnline – has your grades … Continue reading
Introduction Two days ago I was at an excellent presentation on the new SAT test. It was at the WIU Mini Conference on Secondary Mathematics Teaching. For the second time in 3 years, I experienced, in one 40-minute presentation, a … Continue reading