Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Energy of a Hurricane: crackpot attempts to mitigate hurricane damage

Here’s a beautiful photo of Hurricane Irene as it makes its way up the East Cost this weekend (tomorrow is Saturday, Sunday comes afterwards). There have been a few¬†hair-brained¬†schemes to mitigate the intensity of a hurricane throughout the years. I … Continue reading

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The “Don’t Teach Them Content on Day 1” Myth

I’ve often been told by teachers and administrators to neglect teaching Math to students on Day 1 of the school year. In some cases, teachers and administrators prefer to spend a full week on culture building activities. Another typical model … Continue reading

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