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comedy, Education, humor, learning, Pop Culture, students, Teaching

People Doing It Right, Part 4


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It’s been a while since I’ve talked about people doing things right. (For those of you just joining me, I occasionally try to “stay positive” by highlighting awesome things. Particularly, awesome things that succeed in getting average folks interested in various learn-y topics.  I reserve the right to be extremely picky, so you haven’t missed

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design, development, Dionysium, Education, information technology, learning, Pop Culture, students, Teaching, technical

Science!


Science is a belief in the ignorance of experts –Richard Feynman It’s been a helluva couple weeks, but I’ve been meaning to report on the January Dionysium. Our theme was science, and Richard Feynman in particular. Right off the bat, Dr. Carl Feierabend gave us a brief history of action, from Aristotle to the present day. Then

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Education, learning, writing

Adventures at the Texas Writers’ League Literary Agents Conference


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Regarding this blog, and writing in general, I’ve had the following conversation about a billion times: New Acquaintance: So, what do you write about? Me: Education, mostly. New Acquaintance: Oh, do you teach? Me: Uh, no. Used to, though. New Acquaintance: Like high school? Me: No, college level. New Acquaintance: Where? Me: Vanderbilt. New Acquaintance:

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