Examples of Abstration in Math Education (with Failures)

There are some problems that just grab you. I’m not sure why, but they end up operating in the background sapping processing power away from your daily tasks. I don’t mean predicting primes or finding inverted eigenstates, I mean silly little things akin to the triangle-in-a-box from A Mathematician’s Lament. Recently, I was sitting at… Read more Examples of Abstration in Math Education (with Failures)

Whoa, Whoa, Whoa: Competency-Based Education is NOT Standards-Based Grading

Turns out that the unflappable Matt Townsley already wrote this post… mine has Keanu? Jargon jargon jargon. I used to malign the use of education jargon, that is until one of my students at BIG started a project in immuno-oncology; oh my, the medical field is jargonified. All asides aside, we have a serious problem… Read more Whoa, Whoa, Whoa: Competency-Based Education is NOT Standards-Based Grading