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Description: Blog by a veteran math teacher in Vermont who "believes that math should be taught, not collaboratively explored; algebra and geometry are better than a vague course of Integrated Math; spiraling doesn't work nearly as well as learning it properly the first time; 'I don't DO math' should be an incentive rather than an excuse...." Posts, which date back to June, 2008, tend towards politics, school reform, and "daily silliness"; and have also included "The Further You Extrapolate, the Sillier You Look," "Smart is the New Invisible," "Musing on Multiple Choice," "Graphical Literacy — Graphicacy," "Precise speech is critical in math," "Obsolete in Education — Part Three," and "Algebra in the Third Grade?" and "SAT scores are linked to Family income. So what?"

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web-Based Discussions, Humor
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Number Sense/About Numbers, Probability, Statistics
Math Ed Topics: Teaching Issues/Strategies, Staff/Prof Development, Reform

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