Tag Archives: Direct Instruction

Trial by Fire: A Mismatch in Expectations for AP Calculus

Earlier this semester, my first as a credentialed teacher, I ran headfirst into a buzz saw that nearly ripped me into pieces.  I naïvely thought that my AP Calculus AB students were ready, willing, and able to take on the … Continue reading

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D&D instead of D vs. D

Anthony Rebora, managing editor of teachermagazine.org, posted the following as a topic for a discussion forum in Education Week’s Online Teacher Magazine.  My comment follows. Is Lecturing Back?  “In a recent, much-talked-about article, Harvard scholar Paul E. Peterson points to new research … Continue reading

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