Teaching, over the long haul

Inspiring Critical Thinking and Community via Books, Lessons, and Story

         

I posted on my first job review as a college algebra teacher, which was that math journaling works. I’ll have to post this so that I can also post it on LinkedIn and I really wish I could send a copy of it to the veteran teacher who back in 2001 told me that I was under no circumstances to try math journaling or any of the other nonsense that teachers colleges are teaching these days as she put it. Turns out at least by 2010 in a different state, that math journaling really helped my students tremendously. …
I should be writing it up as a post for LinkedIn…

But this reminds me that when I did see the Freedom writers it gave me a boost in terms of knowing that outside the box teaching methodologies were acceptable in some places, I think it…

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Just Because …

Filosofa's Word

A couple of days ago, my friend Herb sent me several YouTube videos … one Stephen Colbert, one by Seth Meyers, and one by Trevor Noah.  All three were good, addressed the very unfunny topics of the day in a humorous manner, but I think I liked Trevor Noah’s the best.  So, since I decided you guys need a bit of fun in your lives, I’m sharing it … just because!

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