On Not Being the Smartest Person in the Room

Dear Teachers, Growing up, I was usually among the “smart kids” in my classes. Learning (or at least, getting good grades) came easily to me all the way through elementary school. And then I hit 8th grade, and Algebra. I just couldn’t get it; it made no sense whatsoever to me, and back then thereContinue reading “On Not Being the Smartest Person in the Room”