Reflecting on death, growing up, and my grandfather’s farm

The last photo I took of my grandfather, on my last visit to his farm.

The Cows


‘New math’ is remembered as “a dismal mistake”, and has been called “one of the worst ideas of the 20th century” — but, to many of the brightest minds in education and mathematics, it seemed like a good idea at the time. So, where did ‘new math’ come from, and what went wrong? And sixty years later, what has it taught us about the nature of education reform?


How rewriting the rules you live by can help you overcome your self-imposed limitations.

Illustration by me.







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Asher Isbrucker

Writer & Video Producer.

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