Monday, February 20, 2017

Words of Martin Luther King Jr



Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.



Martin Luther King Jr, "Where Do We Go From Here?"  (1967)
 


Friday, February 17, 2017

Validation


I know Mr. AP is happy that I am gone and most of the senior teachers are also gone but I know the teachers like me made a big difference.  It is messages like this that make me, and all of us feel special and know that the work we did made a difference.

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Snow Day


Thankful for all the hard working men and women working to get our streets clean.

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Alternative Math Facts


My daughter, a mathematician posted this on Facebook.  Too bad most people don't even realize it is alternative math

Saturday, February 04, 2017

A Math Teacher's Lament



I love my new watch but I wouldn't have bought it if I had looked closer.  The "9" really bothers me.  I spend hours explaining that pi is not 3.14.  Pi is an irrational number that goes on forever.  

Even

 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592 

used above would not represent 9 exactly.