A frustrated student wrote in to Slate‘s advice columnist, Emily Yoffe (aka Prudence), asking how to deal with an oft-sidetracked math teacher. Here’s the video with her (math-pun heavy) answer:
Do you agree with Yoffe’s guidance on how to approach the teacher? How would you react if a student came to you requesting that you keep your instruction more focused? Have you ever had a colleague who might retaliate, as the student fears?
A version of this news article first appeared in the Teaching Now blog.