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I’m very grateful to be here at the 3-day MAP Conference in South San Francisco — finally got to meet Malcolm Swan whose lessons I’ve used with my students for many years. I was delighted to see this slide because we did this lesson and it was one of my favorites. At the end of today’s session, we were […]

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A Lesson Salvaged

The intended activity from MAP did not go well last week. I gave these instructions: Pair up. One person is the Describer, the other the Drawer. The Describer is going to look at a Roman mosaic and describe it to the Drawer to draw it. Both people may talk to each other, but no hands or any other bodily gestures. The Describer may not look […]

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