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Indirect Learning & Homework

Jeremiah Dyke Professor of Math, Founder of Hands On Math

I'm big on finding ways to increase learning without actually labeling it educational. Things that pay learning residuals over time. For example, when i taught seventh grade math we made door knobs with irrational numbers on the side that said "stay out, busy" and rational numbers on the side that said "come on in". I figured that if used it would pay dividends over time. I have a few other ideas that i never got to implement, but do you have any?

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Hi Jeremiah, I taught a

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Hi Jeremiah,

I taught a simple form of cost-volume-profit analysis to a class of middle school children. I had them imagine that they were starting a candy store. They were excited to look at the exercise as an application of life rather than math.

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