Monthly Archives: November 2011

Problems with Prerequisites: Part 1

Late last month upon returning from my college 25-year reunion, I decided to reassess my algebra 1 students’ prerequisite knowledge since their performance on earlier assessments repeatedly reflected deficiencies in those skills.  Difficulties ranged from adding and subtracting integers to … Continue reading

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Proofs, Logical Fallacies and Ed Reform

A Facebook posting caught my attention tonight.  Yes, I am forcing myself to check my Facebook account as part of the recently instituted “Operation Life Balance,” without allowing myself to feel too guilty about taking time for my mental health. … Continue reading

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