Archive: April 19, 2009 - April 25, 2009

Career Day at Fairfax High

Yesterday was career day at Fairfax High. The list of professions represented on the roster was long: Accountant, Senior analyst. Funeral director. College professor. Government executive. Athletic trainer. Occupational therapist. State trooper. Systems engineer. Pilot. Pediatrician. Etc. For me -...

By Michael Alison Chandler | April 24, 2009; 12:08 PM ET | Comments (1)

Singapore Math - A Model Method?

The Ministry of Education in Singapore is releasing a new book this month that summarizes the thinking behind the "Model Method" for teaching math. The approach has drawn interest from many corners of the world thanks to the country's top...

By Michael Alison Chandler | April 22, 2009; 2:23 PM ET | Comments (2)

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