Your grades have been submitted to CUNYFirst, and a detailed breakdown of your grades (including your score on the the final exam) has been posted to the GRADES page on the OpenLab. Send me an email if you have forgotten the password.
Happy holidays to all, and the very best of luck in your future work.
Here are the final drafts of the “Group Process Papers.” Assessment details will be sent out shortly. Great work, everyone!
group conjecture paper – Josvenia Miralia Sonam Evelin
group paper Yasmine Stephanie Ahmad
M2071 GP Draft – Kelly
Written work: The following problems are SUGGESTED for practice (they could be on the final!), but will NOT be collected.
Sec 12.6 p216: 1, 2
Sec 13.1 p222: 1, 4, 5
WeBWorK – none
OpenLab – none
Project Reflection – Due before the final exam, Tuesday 12/19.
This assignment is the final deliverable for your project (worth 10 points). It is an individual, not a group, assignment and should be submitted by email, not on the OpenLab.
The Semester Project consisted of a number of related activities and assignments – before you begin writing, please take a look at the list and click each of the links to remind yourself of all the parts of the project.
Assignment (Due before your final exam – Tuesday, December 19th). SUBMIT BY EMAIL, NOT ON THE OPENLAB. This is your chance to reflect on the Semester Project, and to describe your contributions to the major group activities. Please respond to all of the following.
Part 1 (200 words minimum). Write one or two paragraphs reflecting on the Semester Project, from the initial assignment (“OpenLab #5: Bridges and Walking Tours“) through to the final presentations. You can use the following questions to guide your writing if you wish (or you can respond in whatever way you wish):
- What was your overall impression of the project? What did you enjoy the most? Least?
- Do you feel that the project enhanced your experience of the class? Was the project related to the course material?
- How did you feel during the process? What was the best moment? The worst?
- Was the project scaffolded appropriately? Did you need more or different support for any of the assignments? Do you have any suggestions for making the project more effective?
Part 2. Describe your personal contributions to the final two major group assignments, the group paper and the group presentation. Do you think that you were an equal contributor in your group? Be as specific as you can.
Assignment (due Thursday, December 14). Imagine that you are invited to speak on the first day of MAT 2071, to give advice to entering students. Write at least three sentences responding to at least one of the following, describing what you would tell them.
- What do you wish that you had been told at the start of this class, to help you succeed?
- Choose one topic in the course that is especially challenging. Identify it, and give advice to students trying to master that topic.
- What is the most important prior knowledge (not taught in the class) that you need in order to succeed? Why is it important?
Extra Credit. Respond to someone else’s comment. Do you agree? disagree? Have anything to add?
Written work – Due Tuesday, 12/12:
Sec 12.4 p210: 3, 7, 10
Sec 12.5 p214: 2,6
Sec 12.6 p216: 1,2 NOTE: We did *not* cover Section 12.6 on Thursday, so it has been removed from your assignment.
WeBWorK – none
OpenLab – OpenLab #8 Advice for the Future due Thursday 12/14
PROJECT DEADLINES THIS WEEK:
Group Paper final draft due Tuesday, 12/5
Group Presentations on Thursday, 12/7
PROJECT DEADLINES (future):
Project Reflection due by final exam 12/19 (by email)
The review sheet for the final exam has been posted under
Classroom Resources / Exam Reviews. I will distribute a hard copy of the review questions in class. As always, let me know in person, by email, or here on the OpenLab if you have any questions.
I highly recommend the following two courses being offered in the Spring Semester – they are awesome, and will put to use many of the skills you learned in this class:
MAT 3050 Geometry I
MAT 3080 Modern Algebra
They are both required for math ed majors – for others, feel free to ask me about whether they are part of your program.
Written work, due Tuesday, 12/5, in class:
Sec 11.2 p187: 1,2,7 – In addition, complete Example 11.8 at the top of p182.
Sec 12.1 p200: 1,3,7,10
Sec 12.2 p204: 1,7,8
WeBWorK – none
OpenLab – none
Final Draft of paper due in class on Tuesday, 12/5.
Group Presentations on Thursday, 12/7.
The grades for Exam #3 are posted on the “Grades” page – the exams will be returned on Tuesday. Let me know if you have any questions.