# Tag Archives: GED preparation

## Rewired-Rewriting the textbook?

Listening to lectures and learning from reading books is boring. My students were practicing their speaking today. I asked them the following question – “Some people like to read books, others would rather watch the movie based on the book. … Continue reading

## Women are better students

Women are better students than men. Last summer, in one of my classes, the male students were either absent or skipped. All of my female students attended. There was no goofing off, no behavior problems, just a group of serious … Continue reading

## Rewired

The following excerpt is from another blog of mine. I’m in the process of reading Rewired. While we know that children are wired to technology, this book brings up an interesting fact – many of today’s grammar school students have … Continue reading

## Khan Academy

There are many examples of online learning sites. eduFire uses live video learning. Grokit uses a game environment. Curriki shares lesson plans and curricula. Khan Academy shares a content-rich set of videos. “The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006, by Salman … Continue reading

## Math – How Much and Horror Stories

I am doing some work in math education, a subject that more people should become more knowledgeable about. When a person graduates from high school, how much math should they know? Trigonometry? Basic Calculus? Statistics? Algebra? Geometry? Just enough to … Continue reading

## I Know Math

A fifth grade Korean student knows math that a sixth grade American student studies. My students send their children to after-school math programs to help them keep their math advantage. Continue reading

## Attitudes About Education

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