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How tall are those sunflowers?

I had to resort to getting a ladder and a helper to see how tall the sunflowers have gotten.  The tallest one now measures 10 ft 6 in.   34 more words

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Changing Gears in Mathematics

Todday’s NYTimes Magazine features an article by Elizabeth Green titled “Why Do Americans Stink At Math?”, an article well worth reading because it provides a good description of what it would take to make Americans perform at a higher level but an article that underemphasizes or overlooks some of the subtle reasons that contribute to our deficiencies. 634 more words

Introducing a "multidimensional privacy orientation scale"

Time for a shameless self-promotion. 

As one of our first research project in MixLab (founded in late 2012), we (Lemi Baruh & Zeynep Cemalcılar) had been working on developing a multidimensional privacy orientation scale. 28 more words


Why we should measure everything

Welcome to my blog on the value of everything. Before we can talk about value, let’s establish a baseline for why we care, and how we know, about value. 644 more words

Devonian?!! You Don't Look a Day Over Jurassic!

Time, both geologic and instantaneous, and distances, both vast and sub-atomic, are difficult to comprehend for most of us and even more difficult for teachers to help their students understand. 283 more words


Implement Evaluation Measures to Drive Systems Improvement

When a district implements evaluation measures a new and different perspective on systems improvement is formed within the district. It begins when a district identifies annual goals, and then cascades these goals through departments/schools through the identification of short cycle goals and progress monitoring measures. 322 more words

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Social media and B2B sales

Social media offers considerable sales opportunities for brands, but it is not just consumer products that are reaping the benefits of the platform.

An estimated £3.1 billion will be spent on social media this year, up from just $716 million in 2013. 14 more words