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With the help of the NYCDOE, this past Wednesday was the third of three workshops that I’ve attended with Dan Meyer this school year. I’ve written about the first two, so why not cap off the trilogy? Read more here and here. In an … Continue reading
In my algebra 2/trigonometry class, I wanted to spend a day with them exploring quadratic functions, their roots, factors, and how everything is related. This is taught in algebra 1, but the students always seem forget all this after geometry. … Continue reading
Recently I had my precalculus students complete an art project using Desmos. We were finishing up our unit on conic sections. I paired them up and gave them two class days and the weekend to conjure something good. They didn’t disappoint. … Continue reading
Originally posted on Overthinking my teaching:
You should seriously go check out Polygraph. Four versions of a delightful and challenging game: Lines Parabolas Rational functions Hexagons The hexagons will be familiar to long-time readers of this blog. I have run…