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

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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

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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 3-Act approach to problem solving.  This past summer, I traveled from Vermont to Palo Alto to attend a workshop that Dan was co-teaching at … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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