Imagine teaching math courses in the context of real-world problems? Imagine learning Geometry in the context of an architect. Maybe we can finally answer that age-old question asked by students – why do I need to learn math?
Mistakes are often penalized in our current educational system. For instance, you raise your hand with a wrong answer and it’s often followed by “wrong, anyone else?” Or you receive a grade on a test without ever exploring your mistakes in depth to learn what was done incorrectly and how it could have been approached […]
Last week I was called by a parent to help her daughter prepare for her fifth attempt at the ACT. The reason for this was that her college of choice required a two point increase on the ACT a week later. With only 6 days to help her I had to approach this very differently. […]