Wednesday, August 13, 2008


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Saturday, July 12, 2008

John McCain Swiftboats Himself!

Is liar too strong a word?

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

It's 3 AM and the White House Wants to Change Your Math Curriculum!

President Bush's National Math Advisory Panel has released its final report and several Pulse Contributing Editors discuss the merits of the effort while none if surprised by the panel's focus on "core math skills."

• Roger Schank, Ph.D. challenges many of the assumptions underlying the report.

• David Thornburg, Ph.D. takes issue with the panel chair's comments about constructivism.

• Marvin Minsky, Ph.D. (via an external blog) explores why math is hard to learn.

• Gary Stager, Ph.D. discusses the likely harm caused by the report's inauthentic recommendations.

• Math teacher, Michael Paul Goldenberg, wonders if anything is new.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2007

President Announces "Childrens Do Learn"

Just when you thought Presidential expectations could not be lower, Mr. Bush announced "Childrens Do Learn."

"As yesterday's positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured," he said.

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