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Just Leaving This Here to Trigger Some People

Just leaving this here to trigger some people.

The Perils of Sabbatical

Not all sabbaticals are glamorous opportunities to teach abroad or start exciting new projects. Some of them –like mine– are just protected time to get old shit off of my desk. Case in point are two recent publications based on some work I did with students YEARS ago. Continue reading Just Leaving This Here to Trigger Some People

Why We Need a Control Group

A common casual discussion topic among my fellow educators is the question of what the essential focus should be for a true universal education system. Having seen an increasing sense of innumeracy and relative ignorance of recent history among my own students, my default position is always that everyone –young and old– could benefit from remediation in both mathematics and general history. Continue reading Why We Need a Control Group