I've been pushing programming tasks on my Algebra 2 class. Pushing is the operative word. Specifically, I've given them tasks that require them to use
I was honored when asked recently to offer a topic for discussion on #mathchat. My suggested topic: Is it necessary for students to develop automaticity
Another successful experiment getting my participation-challenged geometry class to interact with each other yesterday. Each student received a cut-out triangle from the image at left.
I've had the skeleton of a lesson on standing waves in physics floating around in my brain for a long time. In the past, I've