Tag Archives: Socioeconomic Status

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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Go Make A Difference

As the 2013-2014 school year draws to a close, I find myself filled with mixed emotions about teaching.  While I still feel called to teach, I often wonder if teaching in a public high school is right for me when … Continue reading

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My Algebra Intervention Letter

As a follow-on to my latest post, Offering Redemption in Algebra 1, the letter I sent to the parents or guardians of those students selected for the intervention course is shared below.  While it is quite verbose, and likely difficult … Continue reading

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