# Author Archives: Staff

## Bill Gates: Don’t Monetize my Students!

There is nothing more dangerous than a billionaire with too much time on his hands. Bill Gates admits he knows nothing about teaching but that hasn’t stopped him from causing havoc in our nation’s schools. It started out with his small school initiative. He was convinced that kids in smaller schools could learn better than […]

## Are we fixing the State’s Math Problem? – Fat Chance!

Everyone knows we have a nation wide obesity problem. Imagine if we attempted to do something about that problem in this state using the same methods that we have used to attack our math education problem. A press conference on our solutions might go as follows: Pressroom: Welcome to the joint press conference on fitness […]

## Common Core Standards aren’t really very Common

From the 5th grade Common Core Standards: Interpret the product (a/b) × q as a parts of a partition of q into b equal parts; equivalently, as the result of a sequence of operations a × q ÷ b. For example, use a visual fraction model to show (2/3) × 4 = 8/3, and create […]