Let Us March On ‘Til Victory Is Won

Even on concrete, my shoes manage to screech at me when I’m chasing down a crosstown bus at 6:45 in the morning. My robust frame belies my uncanny ability to accelerate as the neon green …

What You’re Not Gonna Do [Vox]

This weekend, I’ve spent the majority of my Internet time swatting detractors of my latest piece on Vox about the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT). Here, an excerpt: Essentially, these schools enshrined into law …

Just Take It Slow, We Got So Far To Go

On Monday, our students had a trip to the American Museum of Natural History. After a series of whip-arounds and semi-completed scavenger hunts, we entered the waiting area for the Neil deGrasse Tyson-narrated Dark Universe. Because …

Bring Me A Higher Love

Pardon me since I haven’t done this in a while, but I’d like to quote a bit of poetry from Steve Winwood: Think about it, there must be higher love Down in the heart or …

And All Of A Sudden, I’m So Good At Math

The school day before the math state exam, we went over any number of topics: linear relationships, scientific notation, the slope-intercept form of a linear equation. In each instance, I had a few sample problems …