Math was developed by Dan Thoene who’s innovate
approach to teaching 8th grade mathematics helped
significantly raise test scores in the first year
he implemented the program at High Tech Middle School
in San Diego California.
a result of the Judo Math program’s success, he
has developed a package so that teachers anywhere
can easily use the Judo Math technique in their
own classrooms. This incredible math program is
available to all math teachers who are looking for
new, creative ways to motivate students to new heights
Math was recently featured in High Tech High’s
A Journal of Adult Learning in Schools
Thoene is a passionate Math & Science Instructor
at High Tech Middle School in San Diego, California.
He graduated from UCSB in 1992 with a major in communications
and a minor in mathematics. Dan actually started
his professional career in broadcasting, working
as a sportscaster for 11 years. After winning an
emmy in 2001, Dan decided to switch careers to his
true love; teaching. He grabbed his multiple subject
credential at SDSU, along with a single subject
credential in mathematics. His wife Kira is also
a teacher, in Poway.