Teacher Gerald Conti Resigns “My profession…no longer exists”

Education

Education is the foundation of an enlightened and prosperous society. We need great teachers to get there.We need Gerald Conti Back

How China Teaches Children Math so Well

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A small scale study into possible methods that could be better to teach children math.

If You’re So Smart, Why Ain’t You Rich?

Billy Goat

It still remains true, especially for men, that we are primarily valued for what we earn.

The Happiness Formula: A Simple Equation for Creating Bliss

The Happiness Formula by Alexandre Normand

It might seem crazy … but could there be a formula for happiness? Thomas Fiffer does the math.

The Conversation I Can’t Wait to Have With My Kids One Day

Parents

Christian Clifton doesn’t have kids yet, but he already knows he wants to be involved in teaching them to love learning

Crunching The Numbers On Sexist Microaggressions

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The Petrie Multiplier is the simple mathematical model that explains why gender-imbalanced communities are always going to be unpleasant for someone.

Do You Really Have an Influence On Your Kids?

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You may think you know the answer, but Mike Crider suggests the answer may not be as compelling as we think.

The Day I Passed Maths (Or, Why Having a Supportive Father Is The Best Thing In the World)

The day I passed maths

Give this man a Bells!

The Power of Love Notes

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Whenever I think of love notes I think about the one stuck to my parents’ bathroom mirror.

Open Thread: Who Was Your Best Teacher?

Teacher

A lot of people remember one teacher or college professor who really stood out, who opened their eyes and made them see new things, who instilled a love of a subject in them.

Coping With Adult ADD

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Think adult ADD doesn’t exist? Think again. J.R. Reed looks at life with the illness and shows that it doesn’t have to control your life.

Futurism: NASA Women Mentor Girls in Science, Math, Tech [@cijithegeek]

NASA hopes girls will stop saying “math is hard.”

The Mind of a Venture Capitalist Is a Dangerous Place to Look for Clues to Manhood and Goodness (But Let’s Try)

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Tom Matlack takes a look into his own mind. The results? Well, see for yourself.

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You Do the Math

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Lisa Hickey, on why the prison system in America just doesn’t add up.

Why Am I Afraid of Math?

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Despite parents of the you-can-be-anything-you-want persuasion, Emily Heist-Moss absorbed the misguided notion that math and science were not going to play a role in her future.

Humor: We Defy You To Find A Geekier Image Than This! [@billcosby]

The good doctor educates you in math as well. As he should!