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Friday, February 27, 2004
14:43A few miscellaneous tidbits from the rest of the day
Geometry was a bit chaotic. We spent a bit too much time in both classes reviewing homework problems, so I felt a bit rushed getting through the distance formula and analytic proofs. I think that what I might do for Tuesday is give them a handout with the homework worked out and have them come in after school with further questions. I gave them a handout today which consisted of "hints" for the problems on the last test. Students who want to retake the test need to redo any problems they got wrong correctly. Once they've done that, I'll let them take a new test to improve their grade.