Nineteenth century saw a dazzling advancement of theoretical and experimental physics and its unprecedented impact Continue reading John Dewey Was Wrong
Education reformists abhor the word “memorization,” especially if it is qualified with another abhorred word, “rote.” Continue reading The Dirty Word of Math/Physics Education
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Is the disproportionately high GPA of teacher preparation programs a sign of the unusually bright students opting to be Continue reading Easy A’s in Teacher Prep
Politicians are followers of the public (they have to be, otherwise they won’t be elected), and do not have the courage Continue reading As long as PUBLIC opinions drive PUBLIC education, the PUBLIC remains illiterate!
On 22 July 2014, Glen Beck, the ultraconservative talk-show host, took his fight against Common Core State Standards Continue reading A Few Wrongs of American Education
In the last days of my tenure and a couple weeks before my retirement in Spring 2014, as the final exams Continue reading How Did She Graduate From High School?
Laptops are distractions. They are not as effective for note taking as pencil and paper. The mental activities involved Continue reading Ban Laptops in the Classroom!