Saturday, November 24, 2007

Connections due 12/17

Respond to one of the following:

What connections can you make between what you are learning in class and the real world? That is, can you think of any applications besides those that we may have done in class or you have seen in the textbook? Explain the connections.

What do you foresee yourself studying in college or when you graduate high school? How do you think math is related? Find information online to back up your thoughts.

How is the math that we are doing in class related to your interests outside of class? Find information online to back up your thoughts.

Be sure to spell check and proofread your work.

Friday, November 2, 2007

End of Quarter Reflection due 11/16


Thinking about how well you learned the material is not as easy as it sounds. It is a skill that has to be learned. It is one of the most important skills you can develop. Being able to think about how well you understand the mathematics you have been exposed to will help you study mathematics successfully.

The first step is to think about the material you were responsible for.
Respond to each category below by writing either
1) I did all of the work required,
2) I did most of the work required
3) I didn't do much
4) I didn't do any.

Write the category and then the comment (i.e. Assignments - I didn't do much...with all categories). Then answer the 2 questions below.

Studying for quizzes
Studying for tests
Reworking problems that you misunderstood
Making up work & checking the eboard when absent.

Question 1: What have you done WELL in this class? Write a brief statement.
Question 2: Think about what you can do to improve your ability to be successful in this course. Write a brief statement about your strategy for success.