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Thank You Mr. Gates

Seriously cool news from Bill Gates during a visit to CERN. I will definitely watch these lectures once they are available.

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Learning to Teach

Several of my friends are certified teachers, some in California, some elsewhere. I met with an advisor from the University of Hawaii today about what I would need to do to get into their program, leading to state certification. I’ll … Continue reading

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Thanks for checking in

I see I got about 25 hits while I was out. I know that’s not huge for some websites, but I appreciate everyone who took a look. I was on an extended field trip with five students (four 10th graders … Continue reading

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Gratification Delayed isn’t Gratification Denied

I didn’t get to watch Battlestar Galactica last night since my daughter came to me about 15 minutes into the program and wanted to share her thoughts on evolution and racism. Her observation was that animals are often hostile to … Continue reading

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Abe, Jehovah, Will, and Euclid

I read today that Abraham Lincoln carried 3 books with him when he traveled: The Bible, the works of Shakespeare, and Euclid’s Elements. Abe apparently thought that Elements represented the possibility of proof beyond doubt. Now that’s an interesting snapshot … Continue reading

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Hard Fun

A few months ago a friend asked me if I liked teaching. I really had to pause, but eventually I gave an answer that compared teaching to a frustrating video game where you keep coming back to solve the problem … Continue reading

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