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Topic: Re: An enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
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James Elander

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Registered: 4/9/09
Re: An enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
Posted: Dec 29, 2011 10:14 PM
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If you can't answer the questions to your self and aren't convinced
that Math is very important, then you shouldn't be teaching Math, or
you better yet you should read more books on the history of Math and
attend Prof. Meetings.
How would you answer this question ? Why is Geometry needed for all students?
or
Why did Plato have the following at the entrance to his ACADEMY?
"Let no man ignorant of Geometry enter hear."

On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 6:37 AM, Richard Strausz
<Richard.Strausz@farmington.k12.mi.us> wrote:
> and here is another one (with interesting reader comments, too)relating to slope and pedagogy:
>
> http://blog.mrmeyer.com/?p=12428
>
> Richard




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Jim



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