Monthly Archives: September 2013

Online Math and Physics Education

As a private tutor, I am inevitably curious about the future of education. Many people have voiced opinions on this topic. The quality of discourse varies because some of the participants bring a lot of self-serving idealogical baggage to the … Continue reading

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Scientific Work and Creativity

Before I became a math and physics tutor I had regular jobs. Even though they offered much less time-off, I still seemed to travel more than I do now. Some of my most memorable trips were to science conferences. One … Continue reading

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Rare Protest by Canadian Scientists

The Environmental Law Centre at the University of Victoria and the ethics advocacy group Democracy Watch has cited multiple examples of taxpayer-funded science being suppressed or limited to pre-packaged media lines across six different government departments and agencies. That was … Continue reading

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The Physics of Materials

As a math and physics tutor, I am well aware of how students tend to see the subjects they study as distinct from each other. “Math is in first block with Mr. Smith. I need my green text book. The … Continue reading

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