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GS Chandy
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Re: Escape From The Textbook
Posted:
Apr 7, 2010 5:59 PM


MPG:
Thanks enormously for posting that link to Henri Picciotto's response to the (igno)rant by Bill Ferriter "Why I Hate Interactive Whiteboards". (MPG's posting is pasted in full below my signature).
And thanks even more for bringing Mr Picciotto to our attention  his teaching work and his blog are terrific, in my opinion. I plan to study all of his work in detail. I'd strongly recommend that all of us  and in particular the "mathematically correct" amongst us  should check him out for some very sound thinking on mathematics education.
See: http://www.mathedpage.org/ http://www.mathedpage.org/urban/urbanmath.html http://www.mathedpage.org/resume/index.html http://www.mathedpage.org/newalgebra/newalgebra.html http://www.mathedpage.org/attc/index.html (and so on).
GSC
MPG's post of Apr 7, 2010 11:54 PM: > > http://www.mathedpage.org/escape/ > > Henry Picciotto's intelligent response > <http://blog.mathedpage.org/2010/03/interactivewhite > b > oards.html>> > > to an article ("Why I Hate Interactive Whiteboards, > by Bill Ferriter > > http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2010/01/27/tln_ferri > ter_whiteboards.html?tkn=Q[RFGmQux6XnMebDMl4nddRDutTae > 13KtmNE> > > in which Mr. Ferriter attacks the purchase and use of > Interactive White Boards, seemingly from a progressive > perspective, recently was circulated via Jerry Becker's > distribution list. I've been a fan of Henry's for a > number of years and recommend anything he has to say. > > The conference he proposes for next year on Escape > From The Textbook looks very interesting indeed. >   > ************************** > Michael Paul Goldenberg > 6655 Jackson Rd Lot #136 > Ann Arbor, MI 48103 > 734 6440975 (c) > 734 7868425 (h) > mikegold@umich.edu > rationalmathed.blogspot.com > It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I > knew I was on to > something.  Ornette Coleman > > **************************



