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Please join Leigh@Lunch as Leigh interviews Art Reed about Saxon Math. The conversation will include a discussion on the history of Saxon and a discussion on mathematical concepts that will hopefully help you as parents understand Saxon Math better in order to teach your children more effectively.
Art Reed has more than twelve years of Saxon teaching experience at a rural high school in Enid, Oklahoma. Using John Saxon's math books, he taught high school mathematics from Algebra ½ through Calculus . He was instrumental in raising the school's average math ACT scores from 13.4 to 21.9 in just four years.
Art Reed retired from classroom teaching in 1999. Because of his hands-on experience and success with teaching from John Saxon's math books, he was asked to assume duties as the curriculum advisor in the Home School Division of Saxon Publishers, for the upper level math textbooks from Math 76 through Calculus and Physics. His experiences and depth of knowledge regarding John Saxon's math curriculum have enabled him to advise and assist parents and educators at all levels on how to successfully get the most from their Saxon textbooks and to ensure that their students received a quality education in mathematics.
Art Reed is a qualified nuclear weapons officer, as well as an engineer and mathematician, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University, and later earning a second degree in mathematics from Phillips University.
Art and his wife Judy have been married for more than forty years. They reside in Enid, Oklahoma, as do their two daughters and their families, which include five grandchildren.
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