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Robert Northcutt
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After a Long Absence - A Smoking Start!
The reality is that I lost interest in this blog until tonight when my wife said, "You should start writing on your blog." When I originally started the blog I had a few IT "axes to grind" which provided sufficient motivation to write new posts. Then I got ...
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Breaking the Legacy of Mathematics Struggles
Here are some thoughts on what a student who has historically "struggled at mathematics" should be looking for in a course that will help them improve and have a chance to succeed in mathematics longer term: A balanced focus on the "three pillars of mathema...
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Printing Hell - IT Policy Run Amok
There is has been a dark cloud hanging over my school for the last year or so. Generally, the school is a democratic, trusting place where students and staff are treated with respect and where problems are addressed collectively, with all parties having a c...
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On the Love of Learning?
I love math and all things related. I find articles discussing applications of math in science, economics, medicine, you name it, interesting. I love reading about famous mathematicians and scientists and the breakthroughs they have made. I love math jokes....
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Lifelong Learning & Summer Break
I just finished a rambling dinner conversation with my wife on whether and how students (and adults) like to learn. Earlier today, I wrote an e-mail to the parents of a number of my students letting them know about an online course offered by Stanford this ...
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Accreditation - What Value Does It Provide?
Every school goes through a periodic accreditation process - often multiple, duplicative processes. I have been part of accreditation processes at schools in Montana, Japan and now Spain. This year my current school is completing the International Baccalaur...
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Another insightful post...you are now in my RSS reader. Thanks and keep it up.
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I like the stark contrast to the message in the original video.
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