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5 Strategies to Master Precalculus – Kindle Edition

Do yoAmazing Grades Precalculusu need help with Precalculus? Order the Kindle version of “5 Strategies to Master Precalculus,” a chapter of “Amazing Grades: 101 Best Ways to Improve Your Grades Faster.”

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Why My Son Needs Common Core

This parent/math teacher understands her son’s need for Math Common Core State Standards. Read more…

Maximizing Learning

I know that there is a debate regarding the “new” math common core state standards.  I understand parents are frustrated with children having to learn “new” ways to add, subtract, multiply, or divide.  I understand that parents are frustrated with children having to show work and defend an answer, even when the answer is correct.  I understand your frustration as a parent.  I have a child who is off the charts in math.  He consistently scores in the 90th percentile and above on all standardized assessments.   He just “gets” math.  (His mom is a math educator.)  He is always frustrated when I ask him to defend his answer.  His typical response is, “because I know it’s right.”  I used to think common core was not written for children like him.  He does not need to draw a picture or learn a “new” way to divide.  I was wrong!  My…

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Back to School… Again

Back to SchoolIt’s that time of year again. Somehow it seems like this year will be busier than last.  Do you feel that way or is it just me? The summer is almost over, I am preparing my syllabi for two universities, and I have yet to make my way to an amusement park.  Where has the time gone?

How are you preparing for this upcoming school year? Do you have any advice for new teachers, professors, or instructors?


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FREE Math Mammoth Percent

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