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Karl Fisch

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Do you Believe in Algebra? (VIDEO)

Posted October 29, 2010 | 21:27:58 (EST)

Let me clarify. I'm not asking do you believe in algebra in the same sense as do you believe in the tooth fairy (full disclosure: I do not). I'll posit that algebra exists. Rather I'm asking if you believe in algebra as a separate course/curriculum that we should teach in...

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A Conversation with my Students

Posted October 20, 2010 | 15:47:31 (EST)

I had a conversation with my Algebra class about a month ago. I realized that I hadn't done a good job of conveying my thoughts and beliefs about the class, of sharing my passion, of explaining why I setup class the way I did and what I was expecting from...

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What Should Students Know and be Able to do?

Posted October 11, 2010 | 14:04:30 (EST)

I'm a teacher. A parent. A citizen. Those are the lenses I view teaching and learning, educators and students, education and school through. That doesn't make me an expert, and I don't have all the answers, but I think I have some good questions, so let's get started with one...

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A Fundamentally Different Place?

Posted October 4, 2010 | 02:28:56 (EST)

I'm honored to have been asked to contribute to the Education section of The Huffington Post. I'm going to focus mostly on the impact technology has -- or should have -- on education. I'll talk about learning. And students. And teachers. And technology. And how best to do this thing...

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