Author Archives: Dave aka Mr. Math Teacher

About Dave aka Mr. Math Teacher

Secondary math teacher teaching math intervention, algebra 1, honors precalculus, and AP Calculus AB. I spent 25 years in high tech in engineering, marketing, sales and business development roles in the satellite communications, GPS, semiconductor, and wireless industries. I am awed by the potential in our nation's youth and I hope to instill in them the passion to improve our world at local, state, national, and global levels.

Poems By and For Teachers: What Teachers Make (Taylor Mali)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
The following brief resume is taken from Taylor Mali’s website: Mali is a vocal advocate of teachers and the nobility of teaching, having himself spent nine years in the…

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The Book That Got Teaching Right (Samuel Freedman)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
? Samuel G. Freedman has authored seven books one of which is Small Victories: The Real World of a Teacher, Her Students, and Their High School. He is a…

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Arguing Over What Public Schools Should Do?*

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
“Why do people argue so much about education?” I heard this question as I pumped up Mt. Hamilton. Biking up a California mountain forces you to think about many…

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