Category Archives: Pedagogy

Methods, experiences, and discussions about teaching math: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Uplifting “Thank You Note” from an AP Calc Student

One day after this fall semester concluded, I shared on my personal Facebook account an email I received from one of my AP Calculus AB students along with commentary about my thoughts to leave teaching as my challenges this semester weighed … Continue reading

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Great Growth Mindset Video

Great, short video on Growth Mindset that I emailed out to all of my students a few moments ago.  I believe many of them think I am crazy for discussing this topic with them this past week.  However, I firmly … Continue reading

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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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