Four days ago, I wrote a post about an episode of This American Life titled “How I Got Into College.” Actually, my post just contained a couple of small quotations, and I pointed out that they had nothing to do with how I got… Read More ›
Teaching & Learning
At the high-school level, a student can’t be expected to understand the concepts behind the math; you’re just expected to be able to do the math. So says a commenter from Old Field, NY, objecting to a wonderful article in… Read More ›
Here we are, one day after primary elections in Massachusetts, and we see that whoever got the most votes in each race won. Right? Well, it’s not so simple. In the first place, one tenet of democracy is majority rule,… Read More ›
Today would be our first day back. Although I am no longer in the classroom, I still Wear Red for Ed to support public education.