Balancing on a SeeSaw: Is Algebra Necessary? Asks Andrew Hacker in the NYT


This article makes my stomach queasy. Yes, algebra is necessary. Yes, it is hard the way it is taught in most schools. No, it doesn’t have to be that way.

When I was in elementary at an (AMI Certified) Montessori school, 2nd grade or earlier even, I started building math problems using

(via lsdrake-deactivated20140211)