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QuoteIn this course I did not learn any new mathematical knowledge, but I did learn different and creative ways in which it can be applied. That is probably the most important thing in the world you can learn. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteWe did many things in this class that I did my senior year in high school. The difference is that I actually understood the concepts and ideas because I had to do it myself. I came to the conclusion that hands on in math is better than the teacher writing vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteRemembering back to the first day of this math class, I remembered I was pretty terrified. I've never been good at math. I was regretting the fact that I had to take this math course. Although when I arrived at the class for the first time, I listened to vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteEverybody learns best differently and I guess I learn best by when I sit at a desk looking at the chalkboard and the teacher absorbing information in my head. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteI was getting stressed, like everyone else, but I was also getting fed up with working in groups. It just didn't seem to be as great as I thought it would be. I am an independent worker. I need to be alone, sitting, where it's quiet and calm. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteDo I remember the first day of this class? A sunny, warm, bright September afternoon, hanging out in a smoky room. High above in my 4th floor suite in beautiful Courtney Hall, I glance over at my clock.2:00 PM: Time for my first Math class. I have never i vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteWhen I entered the classroom for the first time I expected the math class to be the typical math class. By typical I mean a teacher speaking in a monotonous voice facing the board writing numbers and letters and looking to the class for a specific answer vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteEveryone is jealous of my math class. They can't get over what we do. You'll have so many kids trying to get into that class next year. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteThe emphasis is on bringing out clear ideas. I have never had to write complete sentences for math class, or type out the homework. Typing out and writing out sentences takes just as long as studying for a test or quiz. I learn more, to get my ideas acros vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteMaybe I'll learn more instead of trying to cram information into my head and not remembering the next day. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteI can tell right now that this mathematics class will be very different from any math class I've ever had. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteMy teacher seems pretty cool too. He actually talks to us as people and not just 'some students'. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteAs I wrote out the final math problems I was surprised how much work I put into the assignments throughout those few weeks. I believe tests wouldn't reveal that much. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteToday we discussed the DNA possibilities in the O.J. trial. It is kind of funny how we really didn't understand how large 250 million is. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteI'm really impressed with how we are graded in this class. That says that with hard work and class participation everyone will be able to get a good grade. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteIt's alot more work than I thought it would be. It's better than having a test though. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteMaybe for the first time in my life I'll get better than a 'C' in math. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteWell, it seems strange to write a journal for a math class, but this doesn't seem like an average math class. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteIt seems like it's going to be a lot of fun, and it seems like it might be easier than an actual class, but I'll probably learn more. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteI still feel very confident and having a good attitude about the class I am willing to put alot of time and effort to get a good grade knowing that you set up the class in a way in which we as students can succeed makes me feel at ease and a willingness t vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteI wish I could write you that I wanted to become a math major now, but that isn't the truth. This class was definitely better than trigonometry or calculus that I took in high school. Meaning more fun. I learned things that I might actually use in life s vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteBy making the course available to students, we are given a chance to broaden our mathematical horizons. Much of the material involves creative thinking and common sense, so the average non-mathematician is given a shot at math success, thus building confi vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteThis course showed me a different view of math. It worked with objects and figures rather than numbers. I thought in logic rather than in numbers. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteI used to consider math was just a number course and nothing else. Now I see it as an art and a class to be creative in. vecke06 years 7 months ago
QuoteI was happy to come to class every day and that says something about the course. vecke06 years 7 months ago

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