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Re: Remediation Curricula

Thank you to all the people who provided feedback. I’m sorry I didn’t respond in a timely fashion – I got bit by my own feed problems. A couple of answers – I’m in charge because (a) I’m the department chair, and (b) the principal asked me to. I’m not doing this on my own, […]

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Remediation Curricula (Help!)

So. I’m supposed to come up with a curriculum to address in school remediation1 for our low performing students. I’m not even sure where to start with this. These kids have already been through the classes once. I don’t think throwing the same stuff at them, with the same teachers, is going to improve them. […]

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Math Doesn’t Suck: A Review

Over christmas break, I did a bit of light reading. I am definitely not the target market for this book. I am not a 13 year old girl. But, 13 year old girls have been on the wrong end of Barbie’s “Math is hard” message for too many years. This book does an admirable job […]

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Problem Pictures: A Review

I recently ordered both CDs currently available from Problem Pictures There is a lot to recommend about them: The pictures are very professional and clean. The CDs are organized as a local web site – you use your browser to scan them. The images are available in different sizes, and are all easily dragged and […]

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