Date: Jan 21, 2013 3:33 PM
Author: GS Chandy
Subject: Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
Robert Hansen (RH) posted Jan 21, 2013 7:34 PM:

>

> On Jan 21, 2013, at 8:21 AM, GS Chandy

> <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:

>

> >> Given that this problem takes very little time to

> >> solve (especially in a group), and that the

> students

> >> had considerable time to solve it, and didn't, all

> >> the scratch work will show is that the students

> where

> >> lost at step 1. Or, in your words, most students

> >> "guessed" wrong, and a couple students weren't

> >> exactly "guessing".

> >>

> >> Bob Hansen

> >>

> > So in what way is your 'response' actually

> responding to any of the substantive issues about

> learning that had been raised? A copy of the points

> raised is pasted below my signature for ready

> reference.

>

> I was pointing out that you two are lost at step 1.:)

>

> Bob Hansen

>

It would be useful if you'd try and understand what was written before you point out where, in your opinion, we 'got lost'.

GSC

("Still Shoveling!")