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Re: To K12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
Posted:
Jan 19, 2013 6:43 AM



On Jan 18, 2013, at 8:46 PM, GS Chandy <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Isn't it just far too tough for 'prealgebra students'? (In fact, I wouldn't know how to do it WITHOUT a fair bit of algebra  am I perhaps wrong in calling it 'algebra'?).
It is a word scramble problem...
DEAN  NED = A ARIEAL  BLAIRE = B CLARE  EARL = C DEAN  NED = D RAFI  ARI = F GABRIEL  BLAIRE = G AIDEN  DEAN = I KOLE  LEO = K NADINE  AIDEN = N PAUL  ULA = P CHARLES  RACHEL = S TIRA  ARI = T WOLKE  KOLE = W
The rest of the letters fall out from that.
I guess this means that very few kids do those puzzles on the placemats at Denny's :(
Bob Hansen



