Monday night given a Common Core math problem from the curriculum.
Told students it was a challenge, use the strategies you have been taught, persevere and give it a try.
Parents up in arms. Don’t understand the “new math”
Monday night an inbox full of e-mails, some not nice.
Monday afternoon teacher met with students to work through the problem during lunch.
Wednesday evening parent took the math problem to the board of ed.
Thursday a member of the board of ed went to the superintendent about the math curriculum.
Friday afternoon teacher was in my room sobbing uncontrollably from the pressure.