Kaila Soltez
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Homework: yes or no?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Mar 15, 2018. 34 Replies

What is your philosophy on homework?  I have been doing some research where some schools are instituting a no homework policy.  How do you feel about this?  As a math teacher, I feel homework is…Continue

 

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I am in my 5th year of teaching high school math in southern Maryland. I have taught Geometric Concepts, Algebra 1 Part 1, Algebra 1 Part 2, Algebra 1 with Cognitive Tutor, and Elementary Algebra 2. This is my first year teaching Trigonometry with Probability & Statistics.

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Creative Math Ideas??

Posted on September 13, 2010 at 7:16pm 2 Comments

Like many high school math teachers, I often hear "when are we going to have to use this in real world?", "math sucks," and "math is boring." While I always research the practical applications of the topic being taught (anticipating the question), some students still do not see the applicability to "their" world. It is then when I talk to them about the importance of problem solving and thinking analytically. Companies value these traits in employees. Along with teaching the skills, my…

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