Rethinking math education

Let me start by pointing out that, while this post talks about math specifically, the ideas within can certainly be applied to other subject areas. One morning, I was having a chat with one of the middle school math teachers, who was very much an out-of-the-box thinker like myself. He had this pathway posted on … Continue reading Rethinking math education


The Zombie Grinch: our new points system

We had just read the book, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad, No Good Day by Judith Viorst. The kids loved it, and I think most of them got the main message: we all have bad days, all around the world. We talked a little about what caused Alexander to have a terrible day and … Continue reading The Zombie Grinch: our new points system