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An Unexpected Bargain

When I taught math, one thing I drilled into my students was to consider if their answer was reasonable. Sometimes students would insist that they had checked and rechecked their answers and their computations were correct. They we’re frustrated when … Continue reading

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A Well-Learned Lesson

Last week I posted a letter I would have liked to have sent to my third-grade teacher, Mrs. Zunker. ¬†We all have teachers we loved and whose memory and lessons were sweetly remembered. ¬†Unfortunately, most of us have also had … Continue reading

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