The Einstein myth: Why the cult of personality is bad for science | Michelle Thaller

So Jonathan you ask a question that actually gets to the heart of a lot of my ideas about science and culture. And you ask about the celebrity culture. We hear about these famous scientists, it goes Albert Einstein or Stephen Hawking or Neil deGrasse Tyson; we know of these Continue Reading

Chemistry Platoon – Raising GPAs, Raising Morale

Before I even graduated high school I decided to join the military to get money to go to college. So as soon as I got out of the military I started taking classes at junior college and I was discouraged from looking at science classes. I think there’s a stereotype Continue Reading

Introducing FOH: Faculty Office Hours | Arizona State University

Do you suffer from stress, sleep deprivation, and academic status report denial? living in a world of why? who? how? what the? If any of these symptoms sound familiar you may be one of the millions of college students suffering from fear of meeting one-on-one with my professor or FMOOWMP Continue Reading

No Poor No Rich, A Perfect Society? Can Socialism Work?

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class. That class had insisted that socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, resulting in a great Continue Reading

NY professor wants to get rid of grades, says it’s Capitalism in action

DAVID: GETTING RID OF GRADES IN SCHOOL, PROFESSOR RICHARD WOLF SAY IT IS TIME, ALL LEVELS OF EDUCATION SHOULD DO AWAY WITH GRADES, WHAT WRONG WITH GRADES OR AMER STOCK — BRING IT ON, BRING IT ON IN DROVES. I JUST DON’T KNOW. PEOPLE DO BETTER, IF YOU BUDGET ALL Continue Reading

Cooperative Learning Model: Strategies & Examples