Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Balanced >insert subject here<

The next time someone tries to defend or advocate for balanced math instruction or balanced literacy remember this simple mathematical formula.

(good + bad) / 2 = mediocre

or

"The average of good plus bad is mediocre."

6 comments:

Independent George said...

I would have used a different word than 'mediocre', but I respect that this is a family blog...

Anonymous said...

It's Liz from I speak of Dreams.

Excellent! Can I steal this?

Parentalcation said...

Of course you can use it Liz.

George, I debated some other word usuage... but wanted to be "quotable". I almost had everything = "average", but average was to positive a word.

Adrian said...

Awesome! Yes, I'll be stealing this and pretending like I came up with it off the top of my head....

;o)

allen said...

Your formula only makes sense to people who know what "/" means.

Parentalcation said...

Good point allen... of course if people don't know what / means then I am guessing they probably aren't going to be reading a boring education blog.