Category Archives: Education

notes from the interblags

• Inside Higher Ed: On the age bias in hiring academics • Anne-Marie offers some information literacy tools for synonyms • Matt offers some tools for annotated websites • Matt also shares some videos about Twitter. This one on ambient … Continue reading

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Advertisements on calculus tests?

wow: Tom Farber gives a lot of tests. He’s a calculus teacher, after all. So when administrators at Rancho Bernardo, his suburban San Diego high school, announced the district was cutting spending on supplies by nearly a third, Farber had … Continue reading

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notes from the interblags

• via The Feminist Underground: A UC Irvine professor is throwing a fit over mandatory sexual harassment training. It’s rather hard to believe. • Oregon State has joined iTunes University! I had students give a pretty good presentation on this … Continue reading

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educated souls and goth makeup in schools

I love coincidence — it’s not “mere” as we would like to think, but instead useful. Just after finishing reading Chapter 5 of Kwame Anthony Appiah’s The Ethics of Identity, in which he devotes space to “Educated Souls” — the … Continue reading

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grad school: killing the revolution

this comic seems all too accurate.

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