Monthly Archives: November 2013

What’s in a Recommendation Form, and What’s Not

A student recently asked if I would serve as a reference for her application to Teach for America.  I said yes, as long as she understood my reservations about the organization, which she does. The online recommendation form has a … Continue reading

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Catching Up

It’s not that I haven’t been writing at all.  For example, I expanded on my New York Times letter from a while back and turned it into an Aftermath piece for Math Horizons magazine. Then there was the public lecture … Continue reading

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