Rethinking high school math

Math literacy — using numbers to understand real-world problems — should be the goal of high school math classes, concludes a report from...

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Joanne Jacobs

- Apr 29, 2018
- 2 min

Rethinking high school math

Math literacy — using numbers to understand real-world problems — should be the goal of high school math classes, concludes a report from...

Joanne Jacobs

- Apr 10, 2018
- 2 min

The revolt against algebra

Algebra 2 is the gatekeeper to college, writes Pamela Burdman, of Just Equations on EdSource Today. Many students never make it past. “A...

Joanne Jacobs

- Feb 8, 2018
- 1 min

Computer science instead of Algebra II?

Ohio students will be able to take advanced computer science instead of Algebra II under a new law, reports Leo Versel in Education Week....

Joanne Jacobs

- Jul 26, 2017
- 3 min

Here We Go Again With Algebra

As a math teacher I’m often presented with what, if you think about it, is blatant rudeness: Other: What do you do? Me: I’m a math...

Joanne Jacobs

- Jun 23, 2017
- 2 min

Arithmetic to algebra in a semester

Remedial math is the Bermuda triangle of community colleges. Many enter. Few go on to pass a college-level math class. City University of...

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