I don't think we are saying different things here. Unfortunately, only about 20% of the students are "in the game".
On Aug 27, 2013, at 12:03 PM, Joe Niederberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> R Hansen says: >> I agree, but if the student has kept up with *all that* and can prove it then we are probably saying the same thing. They are thinking. At least enough to take it to the next level. > > I think a better way of putting it is that those students "are in the game". There's lots of other games to play, including one called "getting by". If you haven't ever met a kid who played "getting by" in math class while thinking quite seriously about other topics, you haven't been paying attention. > > Cheers, > Joe N