Monthly Archives: May 2012

“Isn’t Problem Based Learning easier than Project Based Learning?” and 10 other myths about PrBL. (“Real or not real”)

About a year ago, I started advocating and pushing towards a Problem Based approach in mathematics, as opposed to a solely Project Based approach, which many/most of my peers currently employ. But before we go any further, let’s better parse … Continue reading

Posted in commentary, inquiry based instruction, problem based learning | 7 Comments

Thought Experiment: I bet you could teach an entire math course with this one graph.

Or at least a huge chunk of an Algebra, Stats, and/or Pre-Cal course.

Posted in algebra, atmospheric science, exponential growth, misleading graphs, sine waves | 1 Comment