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By: What I Learned: Years 4-7 | educationrealist
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Wed, 03 Aug 2016 15:25:00 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-11646[…] Kicking Off Triangles […]
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By: Jake’s Guest Lecture | educationrealist
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 17:36:15 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-10496[…] Hey, I know! I’ll draw a parallel line through one vertex point! Who thinks like that? The illustration of a triangle’s 180 degrees is much more compelling than any […]
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By: Illustrating Functions | educationrealist
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:24:57 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-9066[…] you want them to learn. It’s not a do it yourself walk in the park. Compare my lesson on exploring triangles with this more typical reform math example. I resist structure in many aspects of my life, but not […]
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By: 2014: Half a million satisfied page views | educationrealist
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Thu, 01 Jan 2015 09:45:18 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-8507[…] Kicking Off Triangles […]
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By: Teaching Math a Third Way | educationrealist
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:38:14 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-7561[…] about the geometric mean, the altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle. Then I go into my spiel on the essential nature of triangles and we’re all done. Homework: Kuta Software worksheet on […]
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By: Not Why This. Just Why Not That. | educationrealist
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Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:33 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-4744[…] talk about other things, too. I try to communicate the joy of teaching, the intellectual challenge of designing lessons and getting students to exercise their mental muscles. And of course, I write […]
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By: Polynomial Operations as Glue: Second Year Algebra | educationrealist
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:10:11 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-3785[…] in an activity with no concept or prior understanding, then they can be sure it’s going to be simple, straightforward, and […]
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By: Reform Math: An Isolationist’s View | educationrealist
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 10:51:59 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-3660[…] out and beyond, I gave into the inevitable and just put the kids in groups from the start. I use manipulatives, introduce units not with facts but with activities that illustrate facts, minimize my use of […]
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By: Algebra 1 Growth in Geometry and Algebra II, Spring 2013 | educationrealist
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 01:26:16 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-3479[…] Geometry: Starting Off, Teaching Geometry,Teaching Congruence or Are You Happy, Professor Wu?, Kicking Off Triangles, Teaching […]
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By: Jo Boaler’s Railside Study: The Schools, Identified. (Kind of.) « educationrealist
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 22:12:16 +0000http://educationrealist.wordpress.com/?p=1609#comment-1603[…] see in math class. (Some lesson examples: real life coordinate geometry, modeling linear equations, triangle discovery, factoring trinomials, teaching trig and right triangles.) Nonetheless, I firmly believe that […]
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