Geometry > Algebra

I teach advanced geometry, and many (almost all) of the students who are in my class like Algebra more than Geometry. I don’t blame them… I did too when I was in high school. And there is a certainty in Algebra that students don’t always feel in Geometry. But today, as I was wrapping up class, one student said to her groupmates: “I think I might be liking geometry more than algebra!”

It might seem like a small victory, but to me this is a mountain I have to climb with almost every student. So to hear this was true joy.

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