Posts tagged teaching

Agile teaching

education, teaching, software engineering, agile

Teaching and software development have more in common than one might think. Agile development, a popular methodology in software engineering, corresponds to good teaching practice: both teaching and software development involve building and changing knowledge in a system, and both require simultaneous awareness of the present state and the long-term goals. Good practice, in both contexts, acknowledge human limitations so we can work gracefully and efficiently.

Finale 2014–15: polygons & trig

teaching, math, geometry, trig, games, programming

As before, I’m concluding this year’s geometry classes with an all-too-quick look at right triangle trig and the area of regular polygons. This is a great way to wrap up the school year.