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Category Archives: Dan Meyer
The IPL Cycle and the Hidden Efficiency of Encouraging Student Invention
The reason that Dan Meyer’s blog is a must read for me is that his posts, in addition to providing examples of great teaching ideas, are filled with links to scholarly articles to back up statements he makes. I find … Continue reading
Posted in 3  5 Math, 6  8 Math, 9  12 Math, Common Core, Dan Meyer, K  12 Math Tasks
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Spending the Holidays Catching up on Reading Math Blogs
I subscribe via email to a lot of math blogs. They are always entertaining and often give me new insights and ideas. I call this reading my “research” (a bit lighter research than I did in my grad course days). … Continue reading
Posted in Articles and Papers, Dan Meyer, Uncategorized
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An open letter to Dan Meyer about his Qualifying Paper
Those of you who read my blog know that I am a fan of Dan Meyer’s 3Act approach to problem solving. This past summer, I traveled from Vermont to Palo Alto to attend a workshop that Dan was coteaching at … Continue reading
Mary Dooms’ Grade 6 Wiki – Great Resources!
Mary Dooms sent a comment to this blog in response to my July 4th post on GeoGebra Central – Applets for Grades 6 – 12: As an fyi: I have been gathering GeoGebra applets that support the sixth grade common … Continue reading
Dan Meyer Video from 3 Years Ago
I found an early video from Dan Meyer. Fast forward three years and look at 3 Acts and 101 questions. A simple idea that has taken off.
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Dan Meyer’s new site…101qs
Dan Meyer, who hosts a wonderful math blog has developed an interesting new site, called 101 questions. The idea is that students look at a real world photo and develop mathematical questions that could be posed. Here is the link: … Continue reading
Posted in 3  5 Math, 6  8 Math, 9  12 Math, Common Core, Dan Meyer
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Excellent “Real World” Task for Middle and High school Students
Three Stories About the Same Thing, posted in Dan Meyer’s blog http://blog.mrmeyer.com/ provides excellent illustrations of how a current, ongoing, “real world” scenario can be used to engage students and increase their mathematical problem solving skills. In the several forms … Continue reading
Posted in 6  8 Math, 9  12 Math, Common Core, Dan Meyer, Using Technology
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