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Review: “A Local Linearity Approach”, by Teague
This is a short review of “A Local Linearity Approach to Calculus” by Dan Teague. The article is available for download at: http://www.ncssm.edu/courses/math/Talks/PDFS/icme_8.pdf I enjoyed reading this 8 page paper. The author discusses an approach to teaching calculus by using … Continue reading
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Wolfram  Alpha query engine
Wolfram Alpha is a math query engine, designed by the maker of Mathematica, the high powered computer algebra that does some nifty things such as solving advanced math equations and rendering 3D plots and doing derivatives and integrals. You can … Continue reading
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Linearity Research Project
Applied Math Linearity Research Project Subject: Calculus, Statistics, or Applied Math Level: Advanced Objectives: To develop research and independent problem solving skills. Students will establish ground facts, then form an opinion which is supported by argument and research. Materials: Computers … Continue reading
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Mathchat 7/26/10 — Making Maths Real
I followed along the mathchat on Monday 7/26. The topic was: How can we make classroom mathematics more real? There were approximately 5 active participants. Here are some notes: One participant raised the question: Is real concrete or authentic?The following … Continue reading
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Lesson Plan Critique
I critiqued a lesson plan found at the following address: http://www.lessonplanspage.com/MathConstructAlgebraLinearEquationsReviewBoardGame910.htm My review starts with a synopsis, then a critique. Finally, I’ve copied the full plan at the end of the review. Title – Solving Linear Equations – Review Game … Continue reading
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Research on Bloom’s Taxonomy
After some reviewing of articles on Bloom’s Taxonomy, I came to the opinion that the taxonomy is a tool, not a rule. In one article, “Bloom’s Taxonomy in Developing Assessment Items”, the researcher found the taxonomy was a useful tool … Continue reading
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Editing Wikipedia
Today I registered with wikipedia so I could make edits on their site. I made a couple of minor edits to the class entry on multiple representations, and added a reference link to the GeoGebra info page. It was easy … Continue reading
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