Essays and Philosophy

These pages are dedicated to sharing the life and math philosophy of our master  teacher, Professor Herb Gross.  To those of you who know him, you can attest to the fact that he truly deserves his title as master teacher. To those of you who have neither met Herb nor seen his videos (, we hope you take the time to read these essays to get a better idea of who and what the Math As A Second Language Team believes in.  This page will grow as Herb sends us more and more of his essays and philosophy.

In Praise of Elementary School Teachers

Mathematics Is the Calisthenics for the Game Of Life

The Platinum Rule

Play Versus Work

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We wish to acknowledge the support of the Gabriella and Paul Rosenbaum Foundation in helping us develop the content on this website.  Without the support of the Foundation and its president, Madge Goldman, much of the material that will be posted here would not have existed.

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