Thanksgiving Math: Apple Pie is the New Common Core Curriculum

Years ago, a friend’s son said that he “absolutely, positively, always and forever” hated math.  It was a struggle each and every night to get him to do his math homework and by the time he got to fractions, he was nearly in tears. A few months after our conversation, my friend went to visit […]

Get Your Geek On! Celebrate a Once in a Lifetime Pi Day, 3/14/15

This Saturday, March 14th, is no ordinary Pi Day. It is The Big One. The Ultimate. The one mathematicians the world over have been waiting for because it only happens ONCE in a lifetime!  (Unless, as my ten-year-old daughter points out, you live past 100.) MATH CLASS WAS A WHILE AGO. REMIND ME WHAT PI […]