Why Do American Kids Under-Perform in Math?

Lack of passionate discussion among students and over emphasis on memorization are teaching methods some teachers employ whose outcome is lack of understanding of Math. If teachers change the way they teach math, most students will do very well in math. Education System Shanghai-China and Singapore have been top performers in math in the PISA […]

Teaching Math in a One Room Schoolhouse

My dad’s first teaching job was in a one-room schoolhouse on a reservation way out a dirt road in northern California in the early 1930’s. He was responsible for teaching all of the children from first grade through eighth grade in that one room. Besides teaching math, reading, and history at eight different grade levels, […]