Although I have attempted to teach this topic in many ways at a variety of levels, I always find it interesting to see how learners attempt to grapple with the concept and understanding. Learners who struggle with understanding linear graphs typically have an even more difficult, and when you add-on this is the first timeContinue reading “Cheers to Better Deals – The Inequality Story”

# Monthly Archives: March 2015

## Not ODEs – The Variation of Parameters Method

When one attempts to define versatile, something like “able to be adapted to many functions or activities” may come to mind. As a classroom teacher (and now working K12) this idea comes even more naturally as I know have the opportunity to see how successful and adaptable an idea or lesson may be with learnersContinue reading “Not ODEs – The Variation of Parameters Method”

## MTBoS Booth at NCTM Boston

Originally posted on Exploring the MathTwitterBlogosphere:

tldr: There’s going to be a MTBoS booth at NCTM Boston! We could use your help in the following ways: Sometime soon, you can tweet on the hashtag #WhyMTBoS a reason why the MTBoS is great. If you’re attending NCTM Boston, you can sign up to spend time staffing…

## A Hard Act to Follow

After attending one of the most powerful mathematics professional developments with Matt Vaudrey and John Stevens as the chefs in La Cucina Matematica they shared a wonderful site that fits right up my teaching alley, Estimation 180. The site offers a day-to-day estimation scheme, which helps students increase their mathematical thinking and sharpens their estimatingContinue reading “A Hard Act to Follow”