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How to subtract 12 from 32? (The Common Core Way)

This is an incredibly complicated way to evaluate 32-12. One wonders if this is a step backward in education. As Einstein said,  “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler”. Featured book: A Mind For Numbers: How … Continue reading

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Happy Teacher’s Day!

Glad to receive some Teacher’s Day cards and presents from my students! Wishing all teachers a happy Teacher’s Day this Friday, and also wishing students all the best for their upcoming exams. Featured book: A Mind For Numbers: How to … Continue reading

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A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)

Featured book: A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that … Continue reading

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