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L.A. Unified School District

'Recipe is love': a math teacher's lesson for adults

To the editor: Anthony Yom, the fantastic math teacher at Lincoln High in Boyle Heights whose students all passed the Advanced Placement Calculus exam (including one who achieved a perfect score), is showing us that the “recipe is love,” not threats given with antipathy intended to force unruly kids into becoming civilized beings. ("How a Lincoln High teacher gets all his students to pass the AP Calculus exam," Feb. 3)

Wouldn't it be nice if we could apply Yom's principle for teaching success toward improving our relationships with...