Monthly Archives: July 2011

Geometry Makeover

For the 7 years that I have been teaching, I have been a lecture-based teacher.  I’ll admit, I think I’m the funniest person I know, so I toss in a bit of humor and I figure it can’t be that … Continue reading

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Peaceful Space = Better Teaching?

My first faculty meeting of the year, my first year teaching, started off with a joke about the fact that a teacher’s fully and elaborately decorated bulletin board was as important as the content the teacher covered in the course. … Continue reading

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Homework, or “An Easy A” as my students like to call it…

With less than a month to go until the grade-grubbing eager beavers enter my classroom, I once again tackle the ever-challenging question of how to handle homework.  I know it’s necessary.  If I didn’t make it worth something, the students … Continue reading

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Introduction and purpose

With a blog title like mine, I feel like I have some explaining to do.  Dead teachers are probably rolling over in their dark, damp graves and current teachings are shaking their fingers at their computer screens saying, “Well, get … Continue reading

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