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Jerks, Brats, Nincompoops

I write and speak often about how much I love my students and teaching mathematics. Mathematics and problem solving were love at first sight for me; I’ve loved these things as a kid growing up. But students and teaching were acquired love; I had to get a teaching credential and meet the students before I could grow […]

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Classroom Management

Give or take, scenes from my classroom last week: A walks into class, talking at full volume until someone shushes her and points to the obvious math talk on the board. B slouches in his desk, head barely above seat-back. C decides to dump out contents of his binder to find the math paper from 24 hours ago. D talks while I’m […]

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