Wrapping up the [#algorithmchat]

Intentions were good and initial interest was high for #algorithmchat.

And then people realized how incredibly boring algorithms are unless you’re really, really into them. And it was the end of the school year. Et cetera.

We did get a bit of Twitter back and forth, and Karl Fisch dove in twice. Which is awesome.

Let me know if I missed anything with the list below, which I believe to be the comprehensive collection of posts on the matter—in order by posting date.

Hopefully, this list will get others thinking and we’ll add to it. Find me on Twitter, or post your link in the comments.

May 6: Reading group. Overthinking My Teaching.

May 6: Algorithm nationThe Fischbowl.

May 12: Algorithms, quadcopters, and the CCSS-MThe Fischbowl.

May 15: Common numerator fraction divisionOverthinking My Teaching.

May 22: What is “the standard algorithm”?Overthinking My Teaching.

Various dates: Posts on algorithms. A collection of posts from David Wees: Thoughts from a Reflective Educator. [Technically, these were not written in response to our original article, but they certainly are on topic.]

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