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.

Tissue Paper Reforms: Coding for Kindergartners

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Some school reforms are like rebar that have lasted for more than a century. Examples? The age-graded school and the kindergarten. Some school reforms are like industrial-strength plastic-covered packages…

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Cartoons about Coding and High Tech for Young Children

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
As a follow-up to the previous post on coding for kindergartners, I have selected some cartoons about the unceasing and ever-escalating demands of schooling young children and current efforts…

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Great Growth Mindset Video

Great, short video on Growth Mindset that I emailed out to all of my students a few moments ago.  I believe many of them think I am crazy for discussing this topic with them this past week.  However, I firmly … Continue reading

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