Partitioning a Line Segment
I wanted to use the ideas of a “thinking classroom” today for partitioning line segments. Due to covid and keeping students separated, I had each student work on their own. … Continue reading
Shared Driveway Optimization in Calculus
This is a post with a link to a Calculus optimization problem I’m working on.
Farmer Allinson (Part 2)
Winter break is over and it’s always pretty funny hearing what kids say. My favorite of the first day back: “What are we doing today? All my other teachers are … Continue reading
In my calculus class we had just finished a test on a Tuesday before Christmas break. 3 days left and the next topic was optimization. Hmmm… I’m not into showing … Continue reading
When Students don’t understand Easy concepts.
If I’m honest, one of the most difficult parts of teaching is having patience when students struggle on an easy concept. After 3 attempts to impart understanding using different perspectives … Continue reading
Student Projects – Volumes of Revolution
In Calculus we just finished a project on volumes or revolution using disks and washers. I used a couple days or parts of days in class. I think it was … Continue reading
Volumes of Revolution
First you get an idea to spice up a lesson. Second you hem and haw about whether the amount of increase in student learning/interest will be worth the time and … Continue reading
Khan Academy in the classroom
I’ve been teaching math for just shy of 20 years. I love teaching math and always have. about 10 years ago I was assigned to teach two sections of Cognitive … Continue reading
NBPTS AYA Mathematics (Mostly Component 4)
I wrote this post last year and never posted it because it was mostly just for me. However, I thought that maybe someone might benefit from my thoughts so here … Continue reading
NBPTS – Visual Score Calculator
This Desmos graph is designed to help you visualize your National Board Certification in Teaching scores.