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Loretta Boyce

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Posted: Jun 22, 2009 4:51 PM
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How about, is it illegal to do it for them as you clear the calculators? It's only another second to do that for them...

We, too, tell them repeatedly throughout the year. I teach geometry and clear calculators for every exam so they get in the habit of doing it.

Loretta

Mathematics Teacher
Dana L. West Jr-Sr High School
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Port Byron, NY 13140

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>>> "Ryley David" <ryley.d@beaconk12.org> 06/22/09 3:08 PM >>>
This question has probably been asked before but does anyone know the rules on what you can tell students once they enter the exam room before a Regents exam? Specifically, is it considered illegal to announce to the students to put their calculators in degree mode before the test begins? We have not been doing this but are wondering if it is allowed. Obviously we tell them multiple times at the end of the year but some students still forget. We had one student fail the Int. Alg exam because their calculator was still in radians after being cleared.

Dave Ryley
Beacon HS

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Loretta Boyce
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Read calculators --- degree mode vs radian
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