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Mathematician

There’s this idea that you have to be super-duper, magically smart to be a mathematician. That’s a load of gibberish. Anybody who loves math can be a mathematician. You don’t have to be a genius. You don’t have to be … Continue reading

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Teaching

To teach is to transform, and when you transform someone, it ripples throughout their life. Women are the primary educators in the home, and when you help a woman, she helps her child, and her child helps their child.”  Positively … Continue reading

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Graded with Grace

My son’s blue eyes sparkled with excitement as he showed me a paper he had brought home from school. It was a math test, marked with a red star and a grade of 100 percent. As we looked at the … Continue reading

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How Educators Can Better Help Students

 I would recommend that every teacher and administrator think every day: How did I connect today? How did I reach out to a student that hasn’t spoken on my Zoom class in a week? I’ve got a class of 20 students, and … Continue reading

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