Mind Reader: An intro lesson into Order of Operations

I was lucky enough to have a grandfather who loved Math.  Heck, he was elbow deep in it every day of his career.  He was a plumbing instructor at McKinley High in Buffalo, NY, and even published an instruction book along with his uncle.  He loved to check over my homework and ask how I figured […]... Read More
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Math Centers?…it just makes sense

When I think back to my college classes that involved instruction, I still get a chuckle now as I did then when a professor would show us the learning pyramid and emphasize how little students retain from lectures. Yet here we were crammed into uncomfortable seats being lectured at…sweet irony It was then that I […]... Read More