Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hello world!

August 31, 2011 at 11:34 am, by

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Hello world!

August 31, 2011 at 11:34 am, by

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Hello world!

August 31, 2011 at 11:20 am, by

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How to Fix Our Math Education

August 26, 2011 at 5:49 pm, by

By SOL GARFUNKEL and DAVID MUMFORD Published: August 24, 2011 There is widespread alarm in the United States about the state of our math education. The anxiety can be traced to the poor performance of American students on various international … Continue reading

“How To Fix Our Math Education”

August 25, 2011 at 3:14 pm, by

In this Article “How to Fix Our Math Education,” Garfunkel and Mumford point out several key reasons why we’ve created the GCE curriculum in its current form. If you look at this one key paragraph from their article, you will quickly understand the connection with GCE’s 4-year math/science curriculum scope and sequence… “Imagine replacing the [...]

Economic Fundamentals?

August 19, 2011 at 9:08 pm, by

Our staff has been collaborating with professional economists to plan the Economic Fundamentals curriculum. We all came in with different visions and perspectives on how this course should be conducted. It was my vision to teach the course with an … Continue reading

Our harmony at GCE

August 12, 2011 at 9:29 pm, by

Curriculum planning at GCE has been productive and exponentially awarding. Every week, GCE staff continues to amaze me in their creativity, imagination and knowledge. We continually feed off each other like a positive feed back loop observed below: The circuitry … Continue reading

From Tragedy to Life

August 11, 2011 at 5:21 am, by

The Art of Interpretation #1 One day.   I woke up in Chicago to the sound of my wife saying there was a terrible crime in our favorite city: Brattleboro, VT.  What?  In our favorite place in our favorite city: the Brattleboro Food COOP.  Whaaat?  I struggle to understand what she is saying, since not [...]

Staff discussion about GCE Vision

August 8, 2011 at 3:57 pm, by

Dear GCE friends and families: Last Friday, at the close of an intense work-week, our staff settled into semi-comfortable positions of relative recline on a hard floor with industrial carpeting that doesn’t really provide padding. But we were comfortable. And safe. And inspired by each other and the shared vision we are creating. What follows Read More…

Mock Class Reflection

August 5, 2011 at 6:03 pm, by

We had an amazing mock class session here at GCE. It was great sharing activities and experiencing lesson plans together. This was a good opportunity to reflect and learn more about myself. After some discussions, I learned that I’m naturally … Continue reading