Has anyone else signed up to participate. Is there a way that I can find out who else is in this cohort so that i can find/follow/connect with them? Let me know. Thanks. ]]>

That’s a good question. For now, here’s a link to #LL2LU SMP3 shown above. ]]>

I’d also like to hear more about *Just because you can use a tool doesn’t mean you should.* I’m not sure I agree with you about *using the tool to do all the work.* I suppose it depends on the problem and the tool. For example, I don’t think it is Level 4 to use CAS to solve a system of equations if the learning objective is to solve a system of equations. I do think it is Level 3 to use CAS to solve a system of equations if I’m solving a complex physics problem.

Thanks again…We’ll keep thinking.

]]>1. I can learn to use basic tools in the math classroom like a protractor, ruler, patty paper, and basic calculator skills

2. I can learn to use tools that are more complex to learn like graphing & table skills on a calculator, geometry software, etc.

3. I can use appropriate skills strategically.

4. I can program a calculator or computer to do the work of solving the problem for me.

I’m not sure I am pleased with my levels either. Maybe there needs to be more one level 1 and level 2 skills? ]]>