
Re: Will Richardson Why Schools and Algebra 1
Posted:
Sep 1, 2013 11:41 AM


> > On Aug 31, 2013, at 4:47 PM, Richard Strausz > <Richard.Strausz@farmington.k12.mi.us> wrote: > > > I'm not sure that my assigned classes are relevant, > but this year I am teaching all geometry classes, > some 'regular' and the rest 'honors'. Most of the > latter students will end up in AP Calculus before > they graduate HS. > > Can you talk about how you teach your "honors" > students? The assignments and how you spend your > class time? I assume you are teaching 9th grade > geometry in the Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 > sequence? Is it in the "regular" classes that you use > activities like Dan's? > > Bob Hansen > I would say that I use more of Meyer's activities in my regular classes. One that I used in both classes last year was Popcorn Picker, which was a big hit with many students in both levels.
http://threeacts.mrmeyer.com/popcornpicker/
By the way, I have been experimenting with using some simple LOGO programming in both levels too.
Richard

