My Students Reflect on Their Year in My Math Class, Part 2

Just as I did last year, I gave my math students (mostly sophomores, some seniors) a brief questionnaire at the end of the year. It’s a self-reflection where I gauge what they thought of my class and me as a teacher. I promised them I wouldn’t read their responses until after final grades were submitted. [Read More...]

Interfaith Understanding

A quotation from Jesus and Mo, discussing the Tony Blair Faith Foundation: Promoting peace by increasing inter-faith understanding makes about as much sense as promoting sobriety by increasing alcohol consumption. Discuss. [Read more...]

Explaining Communion and Greek Mythology to Your Daughter

One day, when Dale McGowan writes a full-length play about his family, I got dibs on front-row tickets on opening night. This scene features Dale and his daughter (Delaney) discussing Communion and Greek Mythology: DELANEY: Okay, I have a question. (pause) Where do people get these ideas? How do they… how do they think of [Read More...]

Cellophane Babies

Who knew babies came freshly wrapped?! The left one looks very happy. The right one looks like he just noticed the lack of oxygen… (Thanks to Claudia for the link!) [Read more...]

Christ’s Sake

For some reason, this cracks me up: Jesus just looks so damn happy… (Thanks to Max for the link!) [Read more...]


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