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Topic: Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
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GS Chandy

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From: Hyderabad, Mumbai/Bangalore, India
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Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
Posted: Jan 21, 2013 3:33 PM
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Robert Hansen (RH) posted Jan 21, 2013 7:34 PM:
> On Jan 21, 2013, at 8:21 AM, GS Chandy
> <> 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'.

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