sshrader · May 18, 2018 at 1:29 pm
Congratulations Angie Ashley. I am happy to see that the job expectations include "Facilitates program/curriculum development and monitoring". I hope that with a new person in the position that there will be an increase in the monitoring of high school level math curriculum. Both of my sons have encountered an incomplete implementation of "flip" learning in advanced math, one in Math Analysis and one in Honors Geometry. The flip learning technique is a terrific method if fully implemented, unfortunately my sons experienced teaching approaches that were not true flip learning. I spoke with Major Warner when my first son was at KRHS and had lengthy emails with Mr. Malloy for my second son's experience. Nothing every came of the discussions (even though the teacher and head of the KRHS math dept were supposed to set up a meeting with me... I regret letting that drop). I have been told that Math Analysis is still taught using the "Flip" method by at least one teacher. If my son has that teacher and the Flip method is incomplete and therefore an insufficient approach to teaching math, then I know who to contact. Ideally, this teacher will correctly use the Flip method and then he/she can help the other teachers understand how it should be used and I will not have to discuss anything with anyone.