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Reading: “Radical Equations” by Robert Moses, Part Two

I am two chapters into section two of Radical Equations, the latter part of the Bob Moses’ book about his Algebra Project. In the 1980s, Moses began teaching math to a small group of four accelerated students in his child’s middle-school class, and that project grew over the next decade into an organized, grant-funded, nationwide initiative to increase math proficiency among typically underperforming student populations. Moses spends chapters four and five describing how the Algebra Project came together. While I am particularly interested in his descriptions of organizing and overcoming… Read more Reading: “Radical Equations” by Robert Moses, Part Two