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December 30, 2011
If you want to read the original, pre-journey, more innocent, Read More →
All, Project Diary
I’d characterize yesterday as an epically bad day in my 46 years of life, and while the turmoil had nothing to do with the SAT, my December scores did not help.
Yes, I do realize (intellectually) that I should feel Read More →
Why did I have to effuse in such an absurdly over the top manner the other day?
I’m pretty sure that’s where my bad luck began.
Trust me when I say that the jubilation came to a screeching halt Read More →
Yes, I said all. Actually the Kumon website said it:
At the heart of the Kumon Method is the belief that all children are capable of greatness. With the help of their parents, family and friends, children can develop
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The internet feels at odds with my mission.
To study for the SAT, I need long stretches of quiet time, and I must force myself to push through those challenging periods that make my brain hurt. (Critical Read More →
That’s how I’d describe the last six weeks; then add to that a Universe that seems to be conspiring against me (is Mercury in retrograde?).
Next SAT is in two days and I’m pretty sure that I’m moving backwards.
Fast. Read More →
The last thing I did before I fell off the SAT cliff, was read Dr. Tahir Yagoob’s book, What Can I Do to Help My Child with Math When I Don’t Know Any Myself?
I consumed the entire book in Read More →
Not one iota* of SAT studying was accomplished today (too much to do; too little time; too exhausted). HOWEVER, the Perfect Score Project mountain was moved a smidgen.
I chose my SAT Test Prep method for next month: Grockit
I Read More →
I’m a huge fan of the Khan Academy and have blogged about it enthusiastically many times.
That said, I am in the same camp as Catherine Johnson when it comes learning from a video, versus learning from a book: Watching Read More →
I was not a great student in high school. I did well enough so that everyone left me alone, but I was much more interested in being social than
with academics in studying.*
This is picture of me with my Read More →