Non-suspicious Competence in Your Online Math Class

The other day, I saw an advertisement for a course completion expert who said he or she would get A+ on every assignment. That ad seemed suspicious. Regardless, that’s a pretty impressive value proposition. I’ve seen others that advertise that they guarantee a 95% or...

Now Hiring Cats To Take Your Online Algebra Class!

The other day on Twitter, I read the following tweet: tried doing my algebra homework pic.twitter.com/YVOEiLFUgS — nicole (@tranquiliize) August 18, 2017 To which I replied: If that cat likes Algebra, I might be able to give him/her a job at my company:...

3 Types of Resources/Help for Online Math Classes

So you’re currently enrolled in a Math class that is giving you lots of trouble. You try to find someone close to you (e.g. a family member) who can help you out. You turn to the World Wide Web for assistance instead. There are many types of resources that you’ll...

Two (Personal) Stories About Math Homework

I’ve said before on this blog that Math homework is the bane of many students’ existence. Perhaps the best proof of this fact is reading content on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. On those sites, you’ll see countless posts from students (at all levels)...

Is Algebra a Civil Rights Issue? (Part 1)

Recently, Eloy Ortiz Oakley, who is the current chancellor of the California community college system made some statements that reverberated throughout the Internet (and the offline world too). Mr. Oakley said that lots of students of color are not graduating from...

Devils, Angels, and Math Homework

I LOVE Twitter. The other day someone tweeted (I’m paraphrasing): “Maybe I could summon the devil to do my math homework for me.” Let’s unpack this statement, which contains 2 assumptions… The first assumption is that only a diabolical entity would be cool enough or...

Can I Pay Someone To Do My Math Homework?

Students hate to do Math homework. For many students, Math homework is one of the banes of their existence. This is not a controversial statement/sentiment. In fact, one of our most common requests is for to do students’ homework and nothing else. Last fall, for...