CAT Tracks for August , 2012

Attention: Teachers of Mathematics in the Land of Lincoln

Have you been diligently implementing the "Common Core Curriculum"?

Do your new lesson plans provide for their implementation?

Are you ready for the state tests to measure your progress... determine whether you be good, bad, or ugly? determine whether you'll be allowed to come back next year?

A word of advice... might want to wait and see what Simon says!

From the Southern Illinoisan...

Simon to discuss math survey

While awaiting the results of Sheila Simon's silly survey... can entertain yourself with the opinion of Robert C. Schank who at first read would seem to have never met a mathematician worthy to live.

From the Washington Post...

No, algebra isnít necessary ó and yes, STEM is overrated