Acting Out His Follies

I’ve just turned in grades; 24 years of classroom teaching over and done.

This blog now becomes a collection of my notes, for me; thanks to any readers it may have had along the way. With any luck, I’ll have done something interesting I’ll want to link back to…

I’m developing various Math Ed projects; there’ll probably be plenty of mathy stuff in for some time to come. Leave a comment. For heck sake. It’s like pulling teeth. Or trying to get a job.

In fact, if you’ve got one of those lying around, well there I am…

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Triangles Too I Bet

The Math Circle has a workshop coming up not far from here in July; sign me up. The chance to work with actual living schoolchildren is already probably worth the price of admission; working with the Kaplans… who can almost certainly teach me more in a day about the pop-mathbook racket than months of reading would… could turn out to be invaluable. But the main attraction is meeting at least one blogging correspondent.

I’m quitting Community College classroom teaching. It was one hell of a good run. For me, to have lived any other way would have been nuts. Thank you for your kind attention.

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Untargeted Tutoring

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\bulletWhat Reformers Really Mean. Also “CSR” at

In other news, I’ve marked some popular VME posts (under the blogroll at right).

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Sometimes The System Works

Greetings from my apartment. This is unusual. Sometimes the WiFi gods are with me. I’m working on a real post. That is all.

151 Day Zero

Departmental syllabus (.doc file; password required).

Name Change

This is now Community College Calculus: my blog for both calc classes this quarter. Plus random math links. I’m doing a 151 and a 153; no 103 this quarter.