Mass. teacher finds success with flipped model

E-School News – Michael Hartwell “At Memorial Middle School in Fitchburg, Mass., science teacher Christopher Landry spends most of his time crouching down like a catcher, talking to his students one-on-one, instead of standing in front of the board. For...

It’s Pi Day! Let’s have some pie. (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – Brad Knickerbocker “Pi, as anyone who got past 8th grade math remembers, is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter – typically expressed as the simple decimal 3.14, the fraction 22/7, or the Greek letter π. So...

Massachusetts has better schools than us? Maybe not.

The Washington Post – Jay Mathews “But in one important respect, the Bay State lags behind, particularly when compared with Washington-area schools. Its most affluent public high schools do a poor job giving average students a chance to prepare for...