Tag Archives: Mathematics

Showing Work in High School Mathematics

After four plus years teaching upper level high school mathematics, it is clear to me that students do not understand what it means to show one’s work in mathematics.  In spite of creating close to two hundred completely worked examples … 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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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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