Monthly Archives: October 2012

Heading to NWAV

It’s that time of year: after last week’s appearance at the annual conference of the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics, I’m traveling tomorrow to Bloomington, IN for NWAV 41. Very different conference, very different audience. At MCTM my main

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Watching the detectives

Sitting in the Rathskellar at Gallaudet University, surrounded by fluent ASL conversation and understanding none of it, I reflect on the nature of the exotic in ethnographic fieldwork. Blommaert and Jie (2010) write about “rich points,” moments of amazement or

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