Monthly Archives: December 2013

It’s All Math so Let’s Give Up

I’m getting the sense that math is being set up as the fall guy.  The purported  barrier between the upper 15% of us (See Average is Over) and the rest of us is mathematics.  The idea is  that competency in … Continue reading

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The Flipped Classroom – Revisited: The Ideal

Nick’s comment on the previous post prompted deeper thinking on my part.  I want to consider here my ideal flipped class.  First stipulation: I am only imagining flipped lower level math classes because that is what I teach.  Second stipulation:  If classes … Continue reading

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The Flipped Classroom – A Question of Time

A teaching method called the flipped classroom is lately the rage.  Taken simply, as the phrase indicates, lectures on video are viewed at home and homework is done during class meetings.  Often quizzes are given during class time to enforce student … Continue reading

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