Encourage – Don’t Discourage! Why do students feel bad when math doesn’t make sense?

Call me an optimist, but yes, when it comes to math, I am an optimist. Over so many years of teaching math, I have heard and seen it all (okay, maybe almost heard and seen it all). One experience that… Continue Reading

Returning to school after a long break? Get over the hurdle!

Summer break is here, but for some of you, the learning continues. At various times in our lives we may return to school for different reasons. Over the last few years, there have been many discussions about the adult learner and what… Continue Reading