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Re: Jake Scott's rap videos for math
Posted:
Jan 8, 2013 1:34 PM



On Jan 8, 2013, at 10:16 AM, "Dave L. Renfro" <renfr1dl@cmich.edu> wrote:
> I heard about this guy on NPR radio as I was driving to work > this morning and found this article at The Washington Post: > > http://articles.washingtonpost.com/20121123/local/35508341_1_mathstudentsmontgomeryblairhighschool > > I think he's doing great. He's found a way to connect to > the students he has (not the students he'd like to have) > by making use of his individual strengths (not by making > use of the strengths of someone he's trying to, or has been > told to, emulate). > > Dave L. Renfro
http://www.maa.org/news/cgmo2012results.html
A bronze medal was awarded to Gabriella Studt, 16, from Silver Spring, Maryland, who begins her junior year at Montgomery Blair High School.
The school has a magnet program as well. It would be an interesting study of how all of this works side by side.
And there is another magnet school in MD as well with a pretty impressive FAQ...
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/schools/poolesvillehs/magnet/magnetfaqs10_13_10.pdf
And the cofounder of google is an alumni of the Montgomery Blair math team...
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/montgomerycountymathteamelevatesmathtocompetitivesport/2012/08/02/gJQAvmtQPX_story.html
And check out the summer math packets...
http://www.mbhs.edu/departments/magnet/Summerpackets.php
In my day, this was just called math, now it is "magnet math".:)
Bob Hansen



