Definitions in Geometry update

I blogged a few years ago about starting geometry with developing definitions. I've made some changes since then, and I have additional ideas for next year that I want to remember. I've found it more useful to start the school year introducing geometry as art, and developing a need for definitions as students struggle to … Continue reading Definitions in Geometry update

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Two Kinds of Simplicity

I have been trying to use CPM's new Precalculus textbook as a guide for my pre-calculus class.  During my planing period, I opened to the next lesson to try to put together a plan for my upcoming class. I only had about one hour to prepare for this class period. This was the opening prompt: Gerrit wants … Continue reading Two Kinds of Simplicity