This document explores what to keep in mind while reading poetry and inquiring into it. The questions to ask can be put into the following categories: 1) What is the poem trying to communicate?; 2) How is it communicating that?; 3) Is it good?
There are various problematic concepts which students and teachers tend to accept without thinking critically. The concept of cicumscription is one such concept. The attached document outlines a concept clarification session on circumscription.
The attached documents are an example of a mathematical inquiry class. This is an example of a class which can be taken with students who are not yet ready for the rigor of proofs. It requires students to come up with conjectures after being exposed to curated examples of shapes made of straw.