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Excel Explorations

This is not the first year that I have used Excel as a teaching tool, but I have been more purposeful about it than in the past. ┬áToday we began our fourth “Excel Exploration” of the semester in my #TrendingNow class, and I feel like it’s paying off as everything comes together. Here are the […]

The Singularity, Patience, and Algebra Lessons on Exponential Growth

Nicholas Carr discusses the correlation between delays in the time it takes for online video to load, and viewer abandonment rates. ┬áHe also shows that as our access to broadband increases, our patience to wait for them decreases. It’s a neat context for an Algebra 2 lesson, because in addition to providing a smooth curve […]