Tag Archives: 10+

Pressure + Urgency + Teamwork = Productivity

Today in class I introduced my grade 10 math students to the three basic trig functions using the spaghetti activity.  My version was much simpler than the link: three different groups each produced one of y = sin(x), y = … Continue reading

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Walking the walk.

I participate in several good discussion groups online. Currently I am enjoying a weekly chat about the book Making Thinking Visible, in the context of middle and high school mathematics. I am really enjoying the chat: the other participants share … Continue reading

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IB MYP and Math Tests – Students rise to the challenge

I have a renewed respect for math tests.  For the last few years, I have not given a test at the end of every unit.  It is more like at the end of alternate units.  Other units might conclude with … Continue reading

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