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Math Department Meeting 5/26
Submitted by: Pat Higgisotn The substance of our last meeting of the year was a check-in where each member of the department shared one hope for next year and one challenge they anticipated. We discussed these together, and planned to attend or wa (More)
Learning Proofs
Project by: Joshua Sapira (11th Grade) Project Advisor: Sergei Mikhelson Student(s)'s Advisor(s): Jess Prohias Gardiner Description of the Project: While this project initially started with the intentions of learning proofs, it has developed mor (More)
How to Pause?
Everyone is moving so fast from task to task. Sixty minutes surely flies by and 45 minutes sometimes feels like a blink. My plan book details the activities of each math class but I’m not always sure of my students’ experiences or what they REALLY ga (More)
Really Listening
So back in January, I began to think about how best to gather information about what my math students know at any given point. Yes, there is the Do Now, the graded homework assignment, quiz, and test, but I’ve been trying to pay better attenti (More)
Towards Interaction and Comprehension
Through this project, I wanted to explore how to make my assignments (homework and in the classroom) even more interactive and centered around listening comprehension and speaking in the target language in order to engage the students, reduce their a (More)
Math Meeting 4/28
Submitted by: Pat Higgiston We did a few rounds of the Rose/Bud/Thorn protocols to check in -- first about where we were conferencing from (five Brooklyns, (More)
Counting Cards
Project by: Joshua Sapira (11th Grade), Victor Schwartz (11th Grade) Project Advisor: Jess Prohias Gardiner Student(s)'s Advisor(s): Jess Prohias Gardiner, Frank Portella Description of the Project: More)
Math Department Meeting #4, 2/25/20
Submitted by: Pat Higgiston We started with a little math: a warm-up activity from Play With Your Math (#2, the Pentagram) and a brief discussion of this More)
Math Department Meeting #3, 1/21/20
Submitted by: Pat Higgiston We started with a discussion about motivation based around a blog post, and folks shared their classroom practices relat (More)
Multivariable Calculus - Neloy K.
Project by: Neloy Kundu (12th Grade) Project Advisor: Sergei Mikhelson Student(s)'s Advisor(s): Sarvjit Singh Moonga For my Honors Project, I studied mate (More)
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One Response to “Getting Started!”

  1. Mark Silberberg Says:

    On the main timeline page can we swap the text with the highlights link? This would make the link to the highlights more obvious and the text really contextualizes the sublinks. Keep the highlights red. Maybe the text against a gray.

    Possible for there to be some kind of video running in the background of the main page instead of an image?

  2. Chap Says:

    I like the themes that will come to the community throughout the year – keeping some content away so folks don’t get overwhelmed but also enticing folks to be ready for what’s to come.

    In that same way, the fact that each of the items on a timeline will have enough details that yo can read off of the text of that timeline or click to read or see more.

  3. Kobi Says:

    Header: Has there already been consideration for the call out in the header? Perhaps “LREI 100” or “100 years of LREI” instead of We Are LREI?

    Return to Timeline instead of Back to List

    Half tone images along the background of the timeline should be consistent and not fade to solid grey color.

    Are “Highlights” select pieces of content that introduce each decade? Or is it an aggregate of all content? I think the tags that filter in content in different ways is ideal so a way to punctuate it would be make the highlights be the former to encourage searching and poking around.

    Icons along the center line should change to reflect the respective tag filters: 4C’s Icons, Number’s for, Chronology, Select Themes for each of the chosen themes.
    You may want to implement background images shown to reflects the tag filters as well.

  4. Kobi Says:

    Portal page
    Fonts perhaps should match the headers – perhaps sans serif, not serif?
    Call to action: More iconography (less text)introducing icon treatments for comments made above.These can be clean lined icons or perhaps icons that feel handwritten?
    i.e. Next to “Explore the Centennial Timeline” in the red box it should be an icon that calls viewers to click. Ideas: “Click” “Play” “Explore”
    Since the site is dynamic, maybe the icon calling viewers to click it, pulses?

    The main page favors the portal page so much it almost feels like nothing happened when you go from one page to the next. It’s also copy heavy. Can we streamline with icons with fewer words?

  5. Kobi Says:

    HEADER: As users hover over the tabs can we highlight with contrasting color?

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