Monthly Archives: July 2014

Honored to teach Honors Precalculus

A little over a year ago, I outlined a curriculum for a regular precalculus course for use by two other teachers in our department.  I hoped to help better align student readiness for AP Calculus as prior students arrived deficient … Continue reading

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Transcendental Darts (Vi Hart)

Amazing discussion by Vi Hart about the significance of transcendental numbers and their enormity relative to the rational numbers.    

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A Summer Course to Remember

I recently finished teaching an accelerated algebra 1 summer bridge course.  The following images best depict and contrast my experiences teaching the recent summer course and teaching my regular course this past year, in reverse order.  ***Regular School Year Experience***   … Continue reading

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