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Author:Annie Perkins
Description: Blog by a secondary math teacher in the Minneapolis Public Schools for whom the phrase arbitrarily close "encapsulates the things I can control, the things I cannot, the impossibility of this craft [of teaching], and the beauty of the exploration despite the challenges." Posts, which date back to July, 2016, have included "An Ode to Sara VanDerWerf & the Power of Building Each Other Up"; "Math Identities, Part II: Math Teacher"; "Multiplying is Not a Prerequisite for Fractals"; "The Mathematicians Project: Mathematicians Are Not Just White Dudes"; "How to: Fabric Hexaflexagons"; "Math On A Stick, Part II: Stepping Stones, Parent Talk, Teacher Lessons Learned ∓ Mathematical Depth"; and "On How I (currently) Use MTBoS."

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Web-Based Discussions
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Arithmetic/Early Math, Communicating Math, Polyhedra, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Transformational Geometry, History and Biography
Math Ed Topics: Psychological/Affective Issues, Equity

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