Monthly Archives: August 2013

More Reasons to Teach Programming

Months ago, I deviated from my usual math and physics themes and wrote about the benefits of learning to write computer programs. The emphasis there was on the social benefit of understanding a major force that is shaping how we … Continue reading

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Social Media

It looks like I almost have the social media hooks on this tutor site sorted out. Getting my RebelMouse page to include content from my Facebook page would be nice but it’s a low priority.

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Words in Science

This Scientific American article addresses one of my pet peeves. It drives me up the wall when I hear it said that something is “just a theory” rather than a fact. This implies that facts are superior creatures and that … Continue reading

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Choose Your Degree Wisely

This Huffington Post article describes a study released two days ago by CIBC World Markets about the declining value that Canadian students are getting from their university degrees. The article makes the same points that I heard the author make … Continue reading

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Buttons

Now trying to add social media and sharing buttons.

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