Date: Jan 21, 2013 7:57 PM
Author: GS Chandy
Subject: Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer

Richard Strausz posted Jan 22, 2013 5:53 AM:
> >
> > On Jan 21, 2013, at 2:37 PM, Richard Strausz
> > <Richard.Strausz@farmington.k12.mi.us> wrote:
> >

> > > I can't speak for the students, but I was an
> > incorrect solver too (2 errors), because of a lack
> of
> > tidy record keeping and double checking...
> >
> > I have reviewed enough exams and "clever" exams to
> > know that neatness isn't the deciding factor in the
> > results. This particular problem has a myriad of
> > redundancies built into it, and an answer checker

> to
> > boot.
>
> >Can you show us your work Richard and how two
> > errors made it to the end?
> >
> > Bob Hansen

>
> No - I assume you are joking.
>
> Richard
>

He is in fact joking - even if he isn't. He just doesn't know he is joking. It's the joke within the joke, so to speak.

GSC
("Still Shoveling!")