…you go to the experts, of course.
Posts Tagged ‘Math’
New comic at Into the Thicklebit today, and it’s one of my personal favorites. 🙂
And I’ve got a review of kids’ math apps at GeekMom. Fun stuff!
- Mariposario: Guess I’m a renegade parent – Deb Ross’s followup post to the math article I linked below.”It’s been obvious to the folks at RIT for a while that the math that kids need to succeed in math and science in college is not what kids are currently being taught by the New York State Standards.”
UPDATED: Deb’s husband, a math professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, adds his commentary on the CNN Math Wars article in a second post.
- Top 10 food scenes in children’s literature | Top 10s | guardian.co.uk Books –
- Frustrated parents sneak ‘old math’ to kids – CNN.com – “They call it the Math Wars: The debate, at times acrimonious, over which way is best to teach kids math. In its most black-and-white form, it pits schools hoping to prepare kids for a new world against reluctant parents who feel that the traditional way is best and that their kids are being shortchanged.” (See comments for a link to a very interesting blog post on this topic.)
- The Yale Law Journal – “Home Schooling” in California – Yale Law Journal report on CA homeschooling case: "The views expressed above are consistent with the amicus brief filed by the Department in the Rachel L. case on behalf of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell."