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What is Mathematics? The Most Misunderstood Subject

The essay, “What is Mathematics? The Most Misunderstood Subject” by Dr. Robert H. Lewis, Professor of Mathematics, Fordham University, resonates strongly with me and underscores the challenges I faced teaching mathematics in public, and private, high schools. Here are two … Continue reading

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Teaching Philosophy Statement

I resonate with many of Alfie Kohn’s perspectives, tempered by knowing who I am as a person, and the pressures of everyday life.  My goal is to come as close to the ideals he espouses as possible. Towards that end, … Continue reading

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