Monthly Archives: September 2012

Change is in the air…

We are a week into school, and changes are afoot. You may recall that one of the classes I teach this year is 6th grade Math Lab.  Note: Math Lab classes used to be called “Math Support” and are designed to … Continue reading

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A Word to the Wise

This may be obvious to everyone but me – last night, I discovered why it is perhaps a bad idea to use an URL shortening/bookmarking service such as bit.ly for 6th grade students. Namely, that when non-listening, non-attentive students go … Continue reading

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Memorizing Formulas

“If I am given a formula, and I am ignorant of its meaning, it cannot teach me anything, but if I already know it what does the formula teach me?”  ~St. Augustine aka Augustine of Hippo (354-430), De Magistro ch X, 23.   … Continue reading

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