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Education, Ramble

Average Isn’t

Let me tell you a little something about average. Say you have 100 of something, for the sake of argument let’s say we have 100 figs. Why? Because I like figs and they aren’t as common as apples and oranges. So we have 100 figs. Chances are, out of 100, you can say 25 are rotten to bad. Then you can say 25 are overripe, or too sweet for much other than preserves or dehydrating. Which is still preserving the fig, but in a totally different way than spreadable preserves. That  ...

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Education

%CommonCore

Have you seen this %fuck-yer video? Hilarity. Oh, obviously not work safe. Or possibly kid safe if your kids aren’t mine.  Onto more pressing things. This is turning into a Common Core blog! I’m sorry! I didn’t mean to, I swear! This video popped up today and I’ve spent the day in awe of it. I showed it to my dad, who said, in so many words, it’s nuts and math facts are math facts and you memorize them and move on to higher maths. I showed it to my  ...

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Education, Ramble

Gifted Children

I have a laundry list of things I want to blog about. I think I have five half written posts just sitting in my drafts folder. But first, before I even get back to those, I want to talk about “gifted” children. I’ve actually be percolating this post over the weekend.  I started this post in February. of 2013. Weekend my arse. I’ve been sitting on this for over a year, and find myself with the same problems with a new child. Calming myself down never quite seems  ...

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