2) What is the purpose of "completing the square"?
3) Quadratic Equations: Compare solving for x in Pre-Calculus 11 to Math 8. How is it similar? How is it different?
Journal - Part 2
1) November 6-10: We often begin class with a problem or game where students are put into random groups and work on the whiteboards. Does this activity serve a purpose? Please explain your point of view.
2) November 13-17: How does a person best learn mathematics?
3) November 20-24: How is mathematics best taught?
Journal - Part 3
1) January 15-19: Reflect upon a math lesson that you remember fondly from your academic career. What was the topic? What part of the learning process was particularly enjoyable/effective?