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Topic: Using Rap to Learn Science
Replies: 39   Last Post: Jul 11, 2013 9:15 AM

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 Wayne Bishop Posts: 5,465 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Using Rap to Learn Science
Posted: Jul 9, 2013 10:13 PM

Do they know and can they prove the underlying theorems? FAR more
important from my perspective (as a teacher of future geometry teachers).

Wayne

At 12:47 PM 7/9/2013, Richard Strausz wrote:
> > And I say 'Don't waste more time avoiding
> > mathematics.' Beyond that,
> > why is a geometry teacher facing a situation where a
> > student needs to
> > apply the quadratic formula? Especially, without
> > having any idea
> > what it means or where it came from? More blind rote
> > response
> > instead of mathematics understanding?
> >
> > Wayne

>
>There are 2 intersecting chords in a circle whose lengths are 10 and
>7. If the longer chord is divided into parts of 1 and 9, what are
>the lengths of the 2 parts of the shorter chord?
>
>Richard
>
>

> > At 03:07 PM 7/8/2013, Richard Strausz wrote:
> > > > Can they "complete the square"? If not, start
> > there.
> > > > If they don't
> > > > get it, stop there.
> > > >
> > > > Wayne
> > > >

> > >
> > >What would you have a geometry teacher do when

> > facing a student who
> > >didn't master completing the square in his past? I
> > say 'let him sing
> > >the darn song!
> > >
> > >Richard
> > >
> > >

> > > > At 01:08 PM 7/8/2013, Richard Strausz wrote:
> > > > >...and then there is the 'quadratic formula
> > song'
> > > > that some of my
> > > > >students used to help them learn it:
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >Richard

Date Subject Author
7/5/13 Robert Hansen
7/5/13 Richard Strausz
7/5/13 Robert Hansen
7/5/13 Wayne Bishop
7/6/13 GS Chandy
7/6/13 Richard Strausz
7/6/13 Robert Hansen
7/6/13 Richard Strausz
7/6/13 Robert Hansen
7/6/13 GS Chandy
7/6/13 Robert Hansen
7/7/13 GS Chandy
7/7/13 Richard Strausz
7/7/13 Robert Hansen
7/7/13 Wayne Bishop
7/7/13 Robert Hansen
7/7/13 Wayne Bishop
7/8/13 Robert Hansen
7/8/13 Richard Strausz
7/8/13 Richard Strausz
7/8/13 Wayne Bishop
7/8/13 Richard Strausz
7/8/13 Robert Hansen
7/9/13 Wayne Bishop
7/10/13 Louis Talman
7/10/13 Wayne Bishop
7/8/13 Richard Strausz
7/8/13 GS Chandy
7/9/13 Robert Hansen
7/9/13 Richard Strausz
7/9/13 Wayne Bishop
7/10/13 Robert Hansen
7/10/13 Wayne Bishop
7/9/13 GS Chandy
7/10/13 GS Chandy
7/10/13 Richard Strausz
7/11/13 GS Chandy
7/10/13 GS Chandy
7/11/13 Richard Strausz
7/11/13 Robert Hansen