Sunday Funny: Optimist vs. Pessimist vs. Opportunist (via SMBC)
The Physics Philes, lesson 121: Mountains Out of Mole Hills
Mindy only briefly confuses mole the animal with mole the number
The Not So Beautiful Game, Step 7: In Which Our Narrator Mistakes Familiarity with Flim-Flam for Strength of Character
Elizabeth discusses the types of people who fall for PUA nonsense, as well as some superfluous name-dropping.
Building Knowledge From Facts
Jennifer discusses knowledge synthesis: that moment when an isolated fact finally clicks into a student’s larger picture of the world.
Apostrophobia is having computer troubles, and waxes nostalgic for the days when education was a lower-tech industry.
What You Don’t Know About Food Allergies
From Jenny’s article, “When you spread misinformation — whether it’s a false “cure” or a myth based on your disdain for helicopter parenting — it puts real people with food allergies at real risk. Ignoring facts and clinging to the story that supports your world view is irresponsible and dangerous.”
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