Category Archives: Education

Computer driven formulaeic rewarded education–Walberg and Bast

This the second essay that follows up on the Walberg and Bast book on innovations in education that make sense, with particular emphasis on flexible development and rewards.

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Listen to what HL Mencken said about the rule of practical politics

The goal is to make the populace anxious so they will be clamorous to be led to safety…

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Testing, Testing, Testing–follow the money on College Boards SAT

This article discusses the morph to for profit that makes the College Board a very lucrative outfit.

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Viv Forbes knows something about the real world

And Viv knows the troubles caused by cold.

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Race, Wealth and socialism

Fernandez exposes the sore of racialism based on envy.

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Paul Driessen says two can play the litigation game–he’s right

Ok, an objective judge, reviewing the evidence, would allow a claim against Greenpeace for disrupting economies in a criminal conspiracy that includes gov funding of cliimate panic junk science on an enormous scale.

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Nature, nurture, more evidence genetics is very important.

I am a musician because my grandfather was a farmer who could play the piano and sang in the Methodist choir–pretty good. Waddaubet genetics makes a difference?

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Wonder why people are so ignorant?

The info age provides a Potemkin village of intellectual activity that hides basic ignorance.

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Indoctrination 101 enviro nuts and flakes

UC Santa Barbara–teaching teachers to drink the koolaid and not ask questions.

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Judges as pedagogues

I warn you that the California case that nullified tenure has some baggage.

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Providence College represents the typical modern higher ed–pretty pathetic

I am a little sensitive about how the Jesuits have presided over an increasingly mediocre group of institutions married to despicable and destructive christian leftist political correctness.

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New math, reform math, revised math–junk pedagogy

My experience with education reform of curriculum began watching my brothers struggle with stupid pedagogy in look see reading in the late 60s. But dumb math was also a factor.

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Univerisities need an overhaul–Victor Davis Hanson

VDH is a classics scholar and historian but also an active and erudite commentator.

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Admiral McRaven explains life and virtuous conduct

We are all in awe of Navy Seals, for good reason.

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More on the Common Core Trainwreck–look at Florida

Socialism is evil, it is misanthropic but lives the lie that gov nomenklatura care about the little people, all of them.

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Kevin Williamson gets serious about physics discoveries and complexity

I am very impressed by this guy–he starts with Democritis and the hypothetical atom.

But then it get’s good, even to talking about recent discoveries in physics.

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Common Core is another commie plot

Ok, ok, commie plot is so so old and worn out, so passe’ so maybe I’ll have to use another descriptor.

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Let’s go one more time on Common Core

Common Core is BAD NEWS.

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Hook em Commies–Corruption in Lone Star Higher Ed

The Richest and most lavishly, loathsomely lefty bastion of higher ed in Texas is the University of Texas, Austin.

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Let’s try this Nature Mag digest from Joe

So Joe Bast, who is a busy boy, now sends me summaries or a digest, if you prefer, of the mag Nature.

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