V-"My Year as a Teacher" - Emily Sachar - Newsday and New York Newsday

V-"My Year as a Teacher" - Emily Sachar - Newsday and New York Newsday

Formula for Failure: A Curriculum Over Most Kids' Heads + Few Tools to Teach It = Little Learning

by: Emily Sachar | publication date: December 1, 1989 | Publication: Newsday and New York Newsday | pages: 6

"Ironically, my school had an excellent, easy-to-follow textbook series for the sixth and seventh grades, and math teachers for these grades also had a supplement from the Board of Education with ideas, including games, for teaching their curriculum. The eight grade had neither. . . . ."

Chapter Five in Sachar's eight-part series on her year in Flatbush, Brooklyn as an eighth grade math teacher in the New York City public school system.

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