It’s Not Math, It’s a F*cking Riddle!

It’s a common assertion of mine that many Math classes and Math requirements are silly. Furthermore, I assert that most students would be better served by not futzing around with their Math classes. I would like to present another exhibit my ongoing case against...

Are Math Classes “Childish”?

About a month ago on Twitter, I read a tweet that said: Def gon take my online math classes and pay somebody to do it. I’m too old to be worried about math that shit childish lol I totally agree with this sentiment. I’ve said before a large portion of our...

This Guy “Gets It.”

Before launching this website, I did lots of research about the course completion industry and bookmarked many of the articles, blog posts, and websites that stood out the most to me. One blog post that really stood out to me is this one by Jason Kerwin, who...

Math Education & Skin in the Game

The other day, I came across this article which features an insightful quote from Elon Musk: “You just sort of get dumped into math. Why are you learning that? It seems like, ‘Why am I being asked to do these strange problems?’ Our brain has evolved...

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)...