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VideoHonors Composition and Math Explorations Learning Community cvonrenesse05 years 6 months ago
PageReflections on some favorite investigations cvonrenesse05 years 6 months ago
Blog entryRubik's Cube Investigations cvonrenesse05 years 6 months ago
ImageCubing is Fun! cvonrenesse05 years 6 months ago
ImageOther Cubes (Extension Questions) cvonrenesse05 years 6 months ago
ImageSolving the Rubik's Cube cvonrenesse05 years 6 months ago
QuoteBeing in Math Explorations not only made me a better math student but it completely changed how I approach a problem and how I tackle a problem. This is a skill I feel can transfer into any class or course of study at this university as well as have a use cvonrenesse05 years 6 months ago
QuoteWhat really helped with this class was that when you had a solution, Prof Von would have us explain to the class what explanation we had come to, and then, after finishing explaining our rationale, she would have another student repeat what you said and t cvonrenesse05 years 6 months ago
QuoteI can honestly say that I went from a mathematician who was worried that he wouldn’t be able to figure out the math problems given to him this semester, to a mathematician who was excited to find a new problem on the board to figure out every day and is cvonrenesse05 years 7 months ago
QuoteThe explorations I liked the most are the ones like Pascal's triangle. That took me the most time but it really got me thinking about how math works as a whole. I think it challenged me into wanting to know why it worked. cvonrenesse05 years 8 months ago
ImagePRODUCT Leadership Meeting in San Luis Obsipo, 2016 cvonrenesse05 years 8 months ago
QuoteI have noticed I have a hard time explaining why patterns, equations, and principles work. I know how they work, I just can’t seem to explain why. That is my weakness in the class because that is how I lose the most points on the write ups. I am curious cvonrenesse05 years 8 months ago
Blog entryReflecting to Improve Teaching cvonrenesse05 years 8 months ago
Blog entrySalsa Rueda and Mathematics cvonrenesse05 years 8 months ago
QuoteMy favorite exploration so far is all of the Rubik’s cube work that we have been doing. Having a structured way of slowly learning how it works and how to solve it is very rewarding. Being able to solve a Rubik’s cube is often associated with being sm cvonrenesse05 years 8 months ago
QuoteI like working with the Rubik’s cube more than anything we have done in the class just because it is more entertaining and I get really into it. Although I am getting the hang of many of the strategies with the Rubik’s cube, I am still very curious ab cvonrenesse05 years 8 months ago
QuoteThe explorations I enjoy most are the ones with the Rubik’s cube. I never would have believed I could solve any part of the cube. At the start of the class I would’ve been happy to get one row filled with the same color. Now, I am getting closer and c cvonrenesse05 years 8 months ago
Blog entryMathematics, Liberal Arts, Common Visions and Guiding Symbols jfleron05 years 9 months ago
Blog entryTackling Rascals’ Triangle - How Inquiry Challenges What We Know and How We Know It jfleron05 years 9 months ago
ImageGallery Walk: Skills for Work cvonrenesse05 years 9 months ago
ImageJulian Fleron Teaching cvonrenesse05 years 9 months ago
ImageProf. von Renesse teaching cvonrenesse05 years 9 months ago
ImageGallery Walk: Common Core cvonrenesse05 years 9 months ago
ImageDAoM Yantra cvonrenesse05 years 9 months ago
Blog entrySteven Strogatz' Reflection (Part 1) cvonrenesse05 years 9 months ago

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