As always happens after a student's first test, I was sent this request. It's so interesting to me that students always wonder what they can do to their grade after the assessment as taken place. I try to emphasize so frequently that they need to make sure they are prepared because this will impact their grade quite a lot, often to no avail. Well, I'm not changing a students grade after-the-fact - they have to show me some mastery in order for that to happen. I hope this student (and my others) take that seriously.
I am a math teacher in the New York Department of Education. I infuse technology and real-world problems into my curriculum in order to prepare my students for the future. I would love for people across the country to recognize we teachers can't do it alone. If you don't believe me, come visit my classroom!