I use these materials in my work with pre-service
teachers and in professional development settings for
teachers. I agree with your statement that these
materials are about ideas, not simply numbers.
I hope you enjoy these materials and learn a lot.
They have been invaluable in my work.
--- Cleomathew@aol.com wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I haven't received any emails from this list, so I
> thought I would say hello.
> My name is Chris and I am an Adult ESL teacher. I
> have a background in Civil
> Engineering and Library Science. I am preparing for
> the Middle School Math
> Praxis II test with the hopes of going through an
> alternative certification route
> for a teaching certificate in the state of Georgia.
> (and of teaching Middle
> School math)
> This course is fascinating and so different from the
> way I was taught Algebra
> when I was in school. This course is about ideas,
> and I always thought I was
> learning about numbers in my middle and high school
> math courses. I wonder if
> current math text books reflect this emphasis on
> Another thing I've realized is that my mind operates
> very differently today
> at age 36 than I remember at age 15. My mind has
> definitely gotten "rusty" over
> the years. I know that at the age of 15 I would have
> looked at some of these
> problems more creatively, and now it is a real
> struggle to get my mind to
> think "outside of the box".
> Who else is on this list? Why are you taking the
> course? Any observations as
> you do the work?
> Take care,
> Christina Mathew
> > _______________________________________________
> Channel-talkalgebra mailing list
> You may un-subscribe from this email list at any
> time by using the online form at the above URL. If
> you have difficulty using this form, please send
> email to Channelfirstname.lastname@example.org and
> our mailing list administrator will assist you. Our
Andy Talmadge Ph.D.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Access Center Director and
LaSIP Project Director
Motivating Mathematics through Modeling
University of New Orleans
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
504-280-1339 (office and fax), 504-931-4781 (cell)
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Channel-talkalgebra mailing list
Received on Wed Oct 13 09:52:05 2004