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|Kenyon started this blog in pursuit of "a good discussion of resources, ideas, and innovative ideas for teachers of Algebra." Humorous videos, comic strips, and posts, which date back to March of 2007, have included "Math Lessons learned from Karate," "8th Grade Water Balloon Quadratic Problem," "Cool Bike video I used to introduce a systems of equations problem," "Using Problems of the Week (POW) in a Balanced Math Program," "Sample 8th Grade POW essay," "Writing in Math? You gotta be kidding...," and "Why Me? Why Do I Have to Take Algebra?" Kenyon teaches middle school math in San Francisco.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Video, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles, Web-Based Discussions, Humor|
|Math Topics:||Basic Algebra, Systems of Linear Equations, Communicating Math|
|Math Ed Topics:||Problem-Solving, Activities, Psychological/Affective Issues, Specific Math Concepts/Techniques, Teaching Styles/Practices, Technology in Math Ed, Writing/Communication in Math|
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