Monthly Archives: February 2011

Edufads from Educrats

As I near the end of my MA in Ed and secondary mathematics credential program, en route to becoming a high school math teacher, I continue to be amazed at the dysfunctional state of our nation’s educational system.  As a … Continue reading

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Character Strengths & Teaching

Recently, a group of friends and I decided to explore our values and beliefs using an online survey called the VIA Survey of Character Strengths, which is available at the Authentic Happiness website.*  The survey results reasonably reflect my character strengths, … Continue reading

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Assessment and Grading Policy

As part of my practicum course in my secondary mathematics credential program, I need to develop my assessment and grading policy for use when I start teaching this coming fall.  It is a great assignment since it makes me consider: … Continue reading

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