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Polynomials Sprint: Feedback

As this "Sprint" set is a new concept, I would greatly appreciate any feedback that you had.

Questions to consider:
1) Did you enjoy the experience?
2) Were you around for the entire 2 weeks? Is that time period too long, just right, or too short?
3) Is the difficulty of the problems too hard, just right, or too easy?
4) How much time did you spend? Were there too many things to do, or not enough things to do?
5) What did you like best?
6) What would you like to see improved?
7) Did you like that the discussions were locked for a few days?

Please note that this set is intended for those who are Levels 2-3 in Algebra.

Note by Calvin Lin
3 years, 3 months ago

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I enjoyed the experience and the time period is just right. The difficulty of the problems is very strange, they resist first attack but after a few days I can find very weird elementary solutions. There were just enough things to do and I liked that discussions were locked for a few days. · 3 years, 2 months ago

There are two "4)"'s in the post above, · 3 years, 3 months ago

Last time someone posted the pdf, it was deleted. · 3 years, 3 months ago

Huh. It shows up for free when you google "arthur engel problem solving strategies"... · 3 years, 2 months ago

yeah i agree · 3 years, 3 months ago

I LIKE THIS COURSE!!! Let's do another one please · 3 years, 2 months ago

Ok could you make another course please??? I think I learned a lot from this course or is there not going to be any more? :( · 3 years, 2 months ago

I feel already that this course shouldn't take 2 weeks, but that's just me. Maybe you can do some sort of online interactive system like the practice map. You can go at your own rate (if it's too slow or too fast). This actually might replace the Practice Map. · 3 years, 3 months ago

Agreed, time period could be shortened to 1 week. · 3 years, 3 months ago

I sincerely think one week or at maximum 10 days should be enough for each topic. This also means that the remaining days( from 4 to 7 ) can be used for working from another chapter of the book. · 3 years, 2 months ago

Thank you. I'm mainly interested in feedback from Levels 2-3, who may not have seen most of the material presented here.

As you have not seen the entire course, it would be premature to say that 2 weeks is too long.

The practice map provides a much more structured approach to working through these skills. I would like this to be "time sensitive", where it's exciting that others are also exploring similar topics / questions as you are. Staff · 3 years, 3 months ago

Wait, so the assigned stuff isn't all for Polynomial? · 3 years, 3 months ago

The assigned stuff is for polynomials. However that is not all that we will be covering. There will be other things happening on Friday and next Monday. Staff · 3 years, 3 months ago

Exactly what other things? · 3 years, 2 months ago