Posts Tagged ‘Success

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International Tests Show US Teens in 25th Place in Math

The latest results from the OECD show that while US teenagers are improving in reading, they continue to lag behind their peers internationally in science and especially in math. On the other hand, Asian countries continue to dominate the test (with a fairly stunning result from China in particular this year).

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RSM’s September Newsletter

The first newsletter of the 2010 – 2011 school year is out. I was fascinated to read the interview with Kent Lucken in our “Meet RSM’s Parents” series and to welcome Ilya Rifkin & Olga Pristin to the RSM team.

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Welcome to the RSM Blog

Welcome to the RSM Blog: a space for our teacher and parent community to speak informally about math education in America and in our own school. We think math (and a strong parent, teacher, student bond) is an essential ingredient as it gives a student the ability to think logically, critically and creatively. We use these same skills to constantly evaluate our own program and the alternatives available in public or private schools.

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