Ideas have nothing to do with reality?

It’s amazing to see this [Link: World On the Web » World New Media Archive » Ideas have nothing to do with reality] … Teachers cannot – except serendipitously – fashion moral character or produce citizens of a certain temper. … showing up on the web so soon after the article I discussed in my […]

Study Suggests Math Teachers Scrap Balls and Slices – New York Times

This reminds me of so many other untested beliefs. Parents and teachers have been of the opinion lately that students will understand math better using real-world objects to illustrate abstract concepts. Research now suggests this is wrong. “The motivation behind this research was to examine a very widespread belief about the teaching of mathematics, namely […]