Tag Archives: Homework

Surveying My AP Calculus Students

I just distributed the first online survey of the year for my AP Calculus students.  Others are to follow shortly. Why the survey and why now?  I sense that many students are not preparing adequately for class for a variety … Continue reading

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Just Enjoy the Day

One afternoon this week during lunch, one of my algebra 1 students, a junior, stopped by for no apparent reason.  I still do not know the purpose of his visit.  Yet, we had a nice conversation. When he first came … Continue reading

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Is Homework a 3rd Rail in Teaching?

The following are comments I made to Tom Whitby’s post titled The Homework Option Plan, which, in turn, addressed another, unnamed blogger’s post dealing with grading homework.  If someone could write a post about my comments about Tom’s comments, we … Continue reading

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