Double Clothesline – Equations

Dear Claire, In a post last week, I described wondering if I was working hard at the wrong thing. Several students were comfortable solving one-step equations like this. They were less confident, but able to solve, problems like these.   But their methods would...

My Three Friends

Dear Claire, I’ve recently become re-acquainted with three friends. Since I left the classroom, my three friends and I haven’t┬átalked as much. We just… had less common ground; the time together got┬ámore cumbersome and more full of awkward silence....