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The failing, not the succeeding

Last time I shared out the fun we had spinning a wheel. Now we (in a small PBL group that meets twice weekly) are spinning our wheels trying to make a counter/sensor that will tally the spins of a particularly sick skateboard wheel. Here’s a short list of our failures so far: We could use … Continue reading

The pursuit, not the telling

We had already put up the computers; we stood around waiting for the tornado drill. I spun two wheels, one wheel on each of the skateboards parked on the desk by the door. The blue wheel on the first deck easily outlasted the white wheel on the other. You could hear the difference. The white … Continue reading

Love, Logarithms & Learning at its Best

For my first post (yay!), I’ve decided to share a project I recently completed with my students that started out small, but grew into something big that, in my opinion, truly showcased “learning at its best”. Many of my colleagues and friends know about or have seen a math rap video I produced with my … Continue reading

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