Math is Hieroglyphics

Image via Wikipedia  Because my job requires me to teach several different topics to several different grade levels every day, I frequently experience the professional equivalent of being a particle accelerator at CERN; two ideas, tiny and unrelated,...

Teaching is Jazz

I love jazz. There is such an energy and freedom to the music, and it has this capacity for plugging directly into my emotions. The same piece can move me on so many levels. I can experience it raw, or I can process and analyze the intricacies of the music’s...