Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Slice of PISA

The 2009 PISA results are out and the US finds itself scoring near the middle of the pack for all countries in the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development).  For those of you unfamiliar with PISA (Program for International … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fractals

As many of you may recall, my mathematics background is atypical for many math teachers.  I do not have a degree in mathematics.  Math was a language I needed to know to get a degree in electrical engineering and later, … Continue reading

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Make the DREAM Act reality, not a dream!

While I have many issues with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on his Blueprint (revision to NCLB/ESEA) and other areas, I support him fully on his post below. “They are Americans in every sense of the word.  They have deep roots … Continue reading

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