Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
If you give me four hours to chop down a tree, I will spend threesharpening my axe.
Tests alone can't evaluate teachers.
Gerald Bracey, researcher/writer in education matters
Judging mathematics by its pragmatic value is like judging symphoniaby the weight of its score.
Alexander Bogomolny, creator of "Cut the Knot"
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Because we know America can't out compete the world tomorrow if ourchildren are being out educated today, we are making the largestinvestment in education in our nation's history.
To succeed, you must first improve; to improve, you must firstpractice; to practice, you must first learn; to learn, you must first ail.
Fail again. Fail better.
Inspiration never arrived when you were searching for it.
Lisa Alther, American novelist
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Today 3rd March 2009 is special ... 03.03.09. As many of us would have realized The product of 3 and 3 is 9. We say the square of 3 is 9 or the square root of 9 is 3. The last time we had this was 02.02.04, that was in 2004 and 01.01.01, that was in 2001. When is the next date when we have squares and square roots such as this?