Tag Archives: Common Core

Trapped in an Echo Chamber

Student outcomes in honors precalculus first semester significantly exceeded those from last year while my AP Calculus AB cohort is on track, once again, to blow out the national average pass rate on the AP Exam.  Yet, my reputation continues to … Continue reading

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A Summer Course to Remember

I recently finished teaching an accelerated algebra 1 summer bridge course.  The following images best depict and contrast my experiences teaching the recent summer course and teaching my regular course this past year, in reverse order.  ***Regular School Year Experience***   … Continue reading

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Success with Algebra Intervention?

Looking back on the 2013-2014 school year for my three algebra 1 periods, my third year as a full-time teacher, I would like to think that the hard work, crazy hours, and stress filled moments were worth it.  If I am … Continue reading

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