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My first (and second) memory of learning math
Some time ago Wendy Menard got me thinking about my first memory of learning mathematics. What was it? Its two things, actually. Both happened in fifthgrade. My teacher was a redheaded man with a great beard, Mr. O’Discoll (a.k.a Mr. O). … Continue reading
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Tagged elementary, first, learning, math, memory, mistake, multiplication
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Where it all began
Being first a student for seventeen years now a teacher for ten, I’ve been in and around school for fairly long time. Call me crazy, but I wanted to dedicate a post to my first memories, and feelings, of formalized schooling. Two distinct … Continue reading