Barry Garelick has published a second collection of blog posts, Teaching Math in the 21st Century, based on his experiences as a long term substitute math teacher in California. 497 more words
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Guest post by Rachel Abbott.
People often ask me why I decided to write thrillers, and I’m never sure what the right answer is. I have always loved reading thrillers – not so much traditional crime fiction, but more the psychological, slightly twisted, tales that chill a person to the bone. 832 more words
I think it is fair to say that anybody can eat very cheaply in the very short term. But what about the longer term, when you are either trying to trim your budget to save up for a special occasion such as a birthday or Christmas, or to give you some spare funds to donate to the Lifeline Larder, or if you are suddenly faced with an unknown quantity if time, having lost a job? 389 more words
Two more weeks to Chinese New Year (CNY)! Are you busy spring cleaning your homes or spending time baking those delicious pineapple tarts?
For me, I’ve been trying to share as many stories on CNY as possible to Faith, as well as items related to the festival, like hong bao (red packets), lanterns and Chinese greetings. 244 more words
I finished reading Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter.
The blogpost title references one of the problems with groups identified by Sunstein and Hastie (page 98), which is that we tend to respect and like people more once they have told us something that we already know. 303 more words
Do you know someone with dementia? Maybe you know someone who knows someone. Or someone who knows someone who knows someone.
It’s a difficult disease to say the least. 371 more words