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Re: To K12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
Posted:
Aug 28, 2013 11:29 PM



Since when are "valid" and "worthwhile" the same thing?
On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:09:49 0600, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote:
> > On Aug 28, 2013, at 8:50 PM, Richard Strausz > <Richard.Strausz@farmington.k12.mi.us> wrote: > >> There exist up to 3 years of experiences that I and other real teachers >> have with some of Dan's stuff. I use his some >>of his geometry >> materials which supports what I do with my students. That runs counter >> to your statements of their >>worthlessness. > > Your reasoning is that you are a teacher and you use Dan's activities, > therefore his activities are valid? Is that your final answer?:) > > I think you could make a better argument for your case if you posted a > couple of the lessons you created from Dan's activities. Show us how you > toke his activities >and make them into geometry lessons. I already told > you how I would take the penny activity and make it into an algebra > lesson. But none of this addresses the fact >that Dan doesn't like > mathematics nor does he like teaching it. > > Bob Hansen >
 Louis A. Talman Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences Metropolitan State University of Denver
<http://rowdy.msudenver.edu/~talmanl>



