Trying to make meaning.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
My first year teaching was both the most difficult and the most exciting of my career. The workload was staggering and the learning cu...
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Rooting For the Laundry
Ricky F. was one of my very first students. He was a bit undersized for a second grader, but more than made up for it with his bound...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Around this time of year, when the temperature really starts to drop and mornings become frosty; when the leaf blowers finally go silent...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
"Count Be Wrong, They'll Mess You Up."
One of the most unforgettable characters in David Simon's epic masterpiece The Wire is Wallace. Wallace is portrayed by a youn...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Common Core's publication, here are my capsule-length reviews of selected K-8 standards: (All re...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
A Requiem For Twitter Math Camp
Five years ago this month I boarded a plane in Newark, NJ and, after a layover in San Francisco, flew into the small airport in Ontario...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
And Then They Came For the Statisticians
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The world's largest statisticians group added to a chorus of criticism this week against the recent hiring of two ...
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