Tag Archives: teaching

Working with a 1 to 1 laptop program

At our rather large high school in Thailand, we have a 1 to 1 laptop program.  Every student in the high school has a laptop, which they are supposed to bring to class.  After a year and half working with these laptops, I discovered the joys and pitfalls of such a system. The really nice […]

Making mathematics fun

One major barrier to students learning mathematics is that they spend a lot of time NOT enjoying themselves.  Let’s be honest, listening to poetry is enjoyable if the poetry is selected carefully.  Having discussions about current events in History, while learning critical analysis skills, is fun.  Solving a cubic equation is just not a lot […]

What can I do to help my child learn mathematics?

Update: It’s amazing how much my thinking has changed since I wrote this post. I literally cringed as I read the part about homework & test scores. One of the most common questions I am asked by parents during parent teacher conferences is, what can I do to help my child learn mathematics?  There are […]