Good teachers help students!: http://tinyurl.com/7nerau9 This fits perfectly with my last blog on the Idaho mistake.
I am reading Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, the Nobel Prize winning economist. The book is a hot read in that it gets you to think about how you think, http://tinyurl.com/6npwbp6. Early on he says, “the best we can do is a compromise: learn to recognize situations in which mistakes are likely and [...]
Last year I wrote about Frank Kameny — a hero of the Civil Rights struggle who does not get the same play in textbooks and classrooms as the familiar pantheon of Montgomery to Memphis stars. I am thinking of making that an irregular feature in this blog — heroes that students and teachers ought to [...]