June 2021 Posts

Should we teach Tau instead of Pi?

by mbabbitt on Jun 16, 2021

In the last 20 years, a growing movement has been calling for Pi (π or 3.14…) to be replaced by Tau (τ), which equals 2π or about 6.28. Students should be taught Tau, the argument goes, because it...

Student-Driven Learning in the Modern Classroom

by wmackinnon on Jun 01, 2021

"Anyone... anyone...?" (Ferris Bueller's Day Off) The classroom is changing, evolving and developing in our understanding, curriculum standards, and expectations of both students and teachers. As...