Monthly Archives: November 2012

Counting vs. Reciting

Last summer, a kindergarten teacher told me that the previous fall she had entering students who could not count.  She was aggrieved on their behalf, of course, but also concerned that she would be evaluated on the basis of their … Continue reading

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“A possible future of learning”?

Here’s a math class I’d like to visit, but not because it’s “computer-based.”  The key here is this teacher, not the computers (which are, in fact, displaying materials he wrote).  What’s most notable is not the mere presence of technology … Continue reading

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Factoring fun

I love this!  (Thanks to my brother for finding it.)

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Numbers in the news

Here’s a post from an editor of the New York Times with a list of some recent corrections in the Times having to do with numbers.  It’s nice to know they’re paying attention, but that first sentence is just as … Continue reading

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