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    #14781 - 04/27/08 04:10 PM Re: Math intuition, math without books [Re: kcab]
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    It does seem a shame to have math taught by people who think it's something to get through. And her point about what a good teacher can do with "Everyday Math" hit home, too.

    Maybe the problem is not the "Everyday Math" curriculum, but is the fact that too many elementary ed teachers hate math.
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    #14782 - 04/27/08 04:22 PM Re: Math intuition, math without books [Re: kcab]
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    kcab - thanks for the link to the blog!!! I've been reading for over half an hour and I really need to do laundry. 8-)

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    #14790 - 04/27/08 07:33 PM Re: Math intuition, math without books [Re: Dazed&Confuzed]
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    Yes, I bookmarked it, I like it alot too! I sent a link to my husband on peasant multiplication and asked him to check it out for DD8.

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    #14817 - 04/28/08 09:09 AM Re: Math intuition, math without books [Re: incogneato]
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    smile I'm feeling happy that you guys liked the link! (But I'll try not to get too rampantly emotional, LOL)
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    #14821 - 04/28/08 09:28 AM Re: Math intuition, math without books [Re: kcab]
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    Meh, go for it, kcab. RE all over the place! I'm feeling exceptionally supportive today.

    :p
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    #14862 - 04/29/08 06:16 AM Re: Math intuition, math without books [Re: Kriston]
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    I stumbled across this free math course from Annenberg Media for high school teachers and adult learners, and I fell in love. It looks incredibly interesting to me, so I thought I'd share.

    I plan to use it myself this summer to learn more about the history of math and how to think math instead of "plugging and chugging," and then hopefully next year I can teach DS6 from what I've learned.

    http://www.learner.org/channel/courses/mathilluminated/about/
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    #14864 - 04/29/08 07:10 AM Re: Math intuition, math without books [Re: Kriston]
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    That whole site looks like a great resource! I've bookmarked and am going to check it out. Thanks!
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    #14865 - 04/29/08 07:19 AM Re: Math intuition, math without books [Re: Dazed&Confuzed]
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    Glad you like it. smile I'm still exploring the rest of the Annenberg site, but it seems like loads of good stuff!
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    #14867 - 04/29/08 09:13 AM Re: Math intuition, math without books [Re: Kriston]
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    Thanks for sharing! I bookmarked it as well!

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