Professor Suggests Dumping Algebra From Curriculum Entirely
A number of high school students and even college students have trouble with math. Specifically, these students have trouble with algebra and its offspring. This level of math can lead to significant roadblocks in the development of students' education. According to Andrew Hacker, one in four ninth graders fail to finish high school and algebra is often to blame. So, logically, we should get rid of algebra.Read on...
Geeks From the Past: A Geek’s Journal from 1976The high school journal will always be a strange, distressing animal. Not only because of the often painful events recorded there in, but because of the inevitably painful way it is written. Which only makes it more amazing that author and blogger Steven Thompson has decided that in 2011 he would make the ultimate sacrifice by publishing his high school journal, ca. 1976, day by day for the world to see.Read on...