kitchen table math, the sequel: 1/23/11 - 1/30/11

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Barry Garelick at Jay Greene

The Educationist View of Math Education

off-topic - wonderful blog

Hi everyone -

I'm back in IL, hanging out in the Highland Park Hospital ICU.

Since I'm not, at the moment, able to focus on the basal ganglia, I'm been scrounging the web, looking for things to read.

Struck gold an hour ago:

My Mother-in-Law is Still Sitting Between Us

The blog starts here, and I'm reading from the beginning.

Qualfying for high school honors classes

Many Most* high schools establish criteria for admission to honors and/or AP classes.  Here's a window into how one school does it.

Qualifying for high school honors classes - Education Quick Takes

*  UPDATE:  I've corrected this because I don't have data to back up my statement that "most" schools have admission criteria, and gassstationwithoutpumps pointed out in the comments section that in his experience many do not.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011