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Week 1 Q&A bonus task (January 17-22)


Between January 17 and 22, course participants will set up the necessary technology, introduce themselves and write about three themes in early mathematics they deeply care about. This is the sign-up task to join the course.

Questions and answers (bonus task)

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Post comment to this task if you have a general question about the course or activities we do this week. Asking a thoughtful question about the course is the bonus task for this week. See full description of the course for details on types of tasks.

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Task Discussion

  • Anonym   Jan. 20, 2012, 12:48 p.m.

    I was looking at the weekly themes and for week 2 we have : "State and federal standards" - there are a few of us [ atleast 2 I believe ] from outside the US and this might not be very useful to us unless there are universal/generic take-aways - Not a major worry but wanted to give a heads-up

  • Maria Droujkova   Jan. 20, 2012, 11:09 p.m.
    In Reply To:   Anonym   Jan. 20, 2012, 12:48 p.m.

    Dinesh, thank you for bringing this up. I know the issue of standards varies greatly by country (and by state, and by school). My hope is for us to have a discussion about general principles of dealing with standards. Do we want any? Depending on the answer, what are the options for our work? I hope the tasks will be open enough so you can make them fit your interests.

  • Anonym   Jan. 21, 2012, 1:49 a.m.
    In Reply To:   Maria Droujkova   Jan. 20, 2012, 11:09 p.m.

    Thanks Maria