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Brian R. Lawler

Click here to learn a bit more about me.
What you should expect to see in this website.

EMAT 6680 Weekly Assignments

Write-up # 1
Graphs: An Investigation into the Algebra of Sine and Cosine
Write-up # 2
Student Learning: Quadratics in a Technologically Enhanced Environment
Write-up # 3
Some Different Ways to Examine Quadratic Equations
Write-up # 4
An Interesting Triangle
Write-up # 5
A Collection of Geometer's Sketchpad Scripts
Write-up # 6
More Geometry Problems
Write-up # 7
Tangent Circles
Write-up # 8
Altitudes and Orthocenters
Write-up # 9
Pedal Triangles
Write-up # 10
Parametric Equations: An Investigation into the Coefficients on Sine Functions
Write-up # 11
Polar Equations
Write-up # 12
Follow the Bouncing Slinky

Final Write-up

Final Write-up
An analysis of 3 points on a plane.

Some links I visit frequently:

Rethinking Mathematics Education EMAT 8990 course offered Spring 2001, organized by myself, Amy Hackenberg, and David Stinson

Critical Pedagogy

Critical Pedagogy (at University of Colorado-Denver)

Radical Constructivism

My beliefs about learning and knowing align closely with radical constructivism. This is a wonderful jumping off point to begin to learn about the theory.

Rethinking Schools

Rethinking Schools is a group of Milwaukee-area teachers, hoping not only to improve education in their own classrooms and schools, but to help shape reform throughout the public school system in the United States. The group is committed to equity and to the vision that public education is central to the creation of a humane, caring, multiracial democracy.

FairTest The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) is an advocacy organization working to end the abuses, misuses and flaws of standardized testing and ensure that evaluation of students and workers is fair, open, and educationally sound.




My professional association (for people interested in math education)

The Department of Mathematics Education at UGA

Proud to say here is where I am currently absorbing knowledge.


The research project I am currently working on.

Graph-of-the-Day Some intriguing graphs are posted here each day (the Pacific Tech website)

Math Forum (alias Geometry Forum)

get answers!!! (enough said about that...)

Furman University Mathematical Quotation Server


MacTutor History of Mathematics Site -- St. Andrew's University


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Last revised: January 3, 2001

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