Tag Archives: Teacher reflection

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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Prepare the Student for the Path, not vice versa

A few summers ago, as I strolled along a pool deck in Moraga, CA, awaiting the start of one of my youngest son’s USA Water Polo 14U Junior Olympic qualification games, I noticed a powerful statement posted on one of … Continue reading

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Bold, New Higher Education Agenda

Much of what I read in various popular, or special interest, education-centric publications, whether research-based or not, appears to offer palliative measures at best, frequently approaches pablum, often is misinterpreted or misapplied, and at worst is harmful in one manner … Continue reading

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