John Hornsby

Normal 0 false false false John Hornsby: When John Hornsby started at Louisiana State University as an undergraduate, he wasn't sure whether he wanted to major in mathematics, education, or journalism. His ultimate ambition was to become a teacher, and after twenty-five years of teaching at the high school and university levels, as well as fifteen years of producing mathematics textbooks, he has accomplished all three of his objectives; his enthusiasm for teaching and mathematics is clear in his desire to engage with students and fellow teachers. Recreational mathematics, mathematics history, and integrating graphing calculators into the curriculum are some of his professional passions. John's personal life is hectic because he spends so much time with his family (wife Gwen and sons Chris, Jack, and Josh). He has always been a die-hard baseball enthusiast.

Numismatics (the study of coins) and record collecting are two of John's other interests. He adores 1960s music and owns Read More chevron_right