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GS Chandy
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Re: To K12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
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Feb 11, 2014 11:24 AM


Richard Strausz posted Feb 11, 2014 9:11 PM (http://mathforum.org/kb/thread.jspa?threadID=2619196)  GSC's comments follow: > > > > Bob > > > > On Feb 10, 2014, at 10:34 AM, Richard Strausz > > <Richard.Strausz@farmington.k12.mi.us> wrote: > > > > > This wasn't from Dan. > > > > But it was Dan?s threeact approach to evading the > > teaching of algebra being used, wasn?t it? > > > That's your spin. I choose to look at it as a problem > which motivates the teaching of algebra itself. > > > > > It is true that the internet is full of great > > algebra problems. Would you suggest a few of them > > that I might be able to use with my students? > > > > If we both agree that the internet is full of great > > algebra problems then finding internet problems > isn?t > > the need, is it? Teaching teachers are to use the > > problems and prepare students for the problems is > the > > need. > > > Okay then: at your convenience, find a problem that > you like from the internet. Tell us what the problem > is and how you would teach it if you had a classroom. > > > > Bob Hansen > > Richard > The Robert Hansen (RH) Rules:
PUSH the children to learn whatever it is that RH believes it is necessary for them to learn.
If that doesn't work, GOAD them!!!
I don't know if the following is a part of the famous RH 'philosophy of teaching':
If neither of the above works, you may try to ENCOURAGE them.
GSC



