- I'm Brian. I attempt to teach mathematics to high school students in the Bronx. These are my thoughts.
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I’ve decided to chronicle this school year through my blog. It’s part of Tina Cardone’s Day in the Life book project. This is the tenth post in the series. 5:30am | Rise and shine. It’s later than I would have liked, but I didn’t sleep … Continue reading
At the end of last school year, I did a lot of soul-searching. In the midst of finalizing where I was going to teach beginning this year, I found myself reevaluating many of the core values that I hold as a teacher. … Continue reading
I had an unforgettable 7th period class today. And it had nothing to do with mathematics. The kids walk in. I assign seats every Monday using popcicle sticks, so they each grab one and make their way to their new … Continue reading
Last summer at TMC16, I learned about vertical non-permanent surfaces (VNPS) and visible random groupings (VRG) from Alex Overwijk, which is based on the work of Peter Liljedahl. Despite the explosion of ideas that I came across at the conference, I … Continue reading
I’ve decided to chronicle this school year through my blog. It’s part of Tina Cardone’s Day in the Life book project. This is the ninth post in the series. 5:15am | I wake up, make some coffee, and put my lunch together. I sip coffee and read … Continue reading