Reaching the peak

Urgent: Reaching For The Summit!

Categories: Mathematics

Three weeks ago, as the school year was starting, I had the opportunity to work in a Midwest high poverty middle school with the mathematics department and team of teachers. There were 16 total teachers grades 6-8 and all were very hardworking and caring professionals.

Only they had one major problem: There was very little evidence of improved student learning over the past 5 years.   Read more