Monthly Archives: January 2011

Technology Trial and Error with GeoGebra

Yesterday, three days into a segment on systems of linear inequalities, my plan to help more of my Algebra 1 class understand the topic, and its prerequisites: graphing lines and linear inequalities, flopped in a most surprising way. Most students … Continue reading

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“Highly Qualified” Interns – a Mendacious Misnomer

I posted the following “comment” after reading Beverly Young’s guest commentary on John Festerwald’s Thoughts on Education (TOP-Ed) blog site.  Ms. Young responded to another posting on TOP-Ed titled, “Alternate Route, Same Destination,” by Catherine Kearney.  Her posting supported Congress’s recent decision to … Continue reading

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2010 in Review (kinda, sort of…)

Honestly, the WordPress.com stats helper monkeys forced me to make this post… …well, forced is a bit of a stretch…hinted at might be closer to the truth… They did say they mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and provided a … Continue reading

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